EMYSystem Species Page: Pelusios williamsi
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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 williamsi (Williams' Mud Turtle)
range of species Pelusios williamsi
approximate range
Original Description Laurent 1965 : 12
Type Locality "Kakamega, Kaimosi, Kenya"
Holotype MCZ 40021
Original name Pelusios williamsi
Common name Williams' Mud Turtle
Distribution East Africa
Comments Reviewed by Bour (1983 and 1984a) and Lenglet and Depiereux (1986).
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