EMYSystem Species Page: Pelusios broadleyi
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Pelomedusidae (Afro-American Side-necked Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Pelusios (African Hinged Terrapins)
SpeciesSpecies Pelusios broadleyi (Turkana Mud Turtle)
range of species Pelusios broadleyi
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Original Description Bour 1986a : 31
Type Locality "Loiengalani [= Loyengalani] (2 43'N, 36 43'E), Marsabit, Kenya"
Holotype CAS 123062
Original name Pelusios broadleyi
Common name Turkana Mud Turtle
Distribution Lake Turkana [= Lake Rudolf], Kenya
Comments Originally noted as distinct from Pelusios adansonii by Wood (1984).
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