EMYSystem Species Page: Cyclanorbis senegalensis
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Cyclanorbinae (Flapshell Softshell Turtles)
GenusGenus Cyclanorbis (Sub-saharan Flapshell Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Cyclanorbis senegalensis (Senegal Flapshell Turtle)
range of species Cyclanorbis senegalensis
approximate range
Original Description Duméril and Bibron 1835 : 504
Type Locality "Sénégal"
Holotype MNHN 4151
Original name Cryptopus senegalensis
Common name Senegal Flapshell Turtle
Distribution Senegal to Cameroon to Sudan
Comments Reviewed by Loveridge and Williams (1957) and Meylan (1987).
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