EMYSystem Species Page: Pelusios carinatus
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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 carinatus (African Keeled Mud Turtle)
range of species Pelusios carinatus
approximate range
Original Description Laurent 1956 : 39
Type Locality "Eala, Equateur" [= Eala, Equator Province, Belgian Congo (= Zaire)]
Holotype MRAC 2821
Original name Pelusios carinatus
Common name African Keeled Mud Turtle
Distribution Gabon, Rep. Congo and Zaire
Comments Reviewed by Bour (1983).
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