EMYSystem Species Page: Phrynops hilarii
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Austrochelidinae ()
GenusGenus Phrynops (Toad-headed Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Phrynops hilarii (Hilaire's Side-necked Turtle)
range of species Phrynops hilarii
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Original Description Duméril and Bibron 1835 : 248
Type Locality "Brésil"
Holotype MNHN 8757
Original name Platemys hilarii
Common name Hilaire's Side-necked Turtle
Distribution Rio Paraná and adjacent basins in southern Brazil, Uruguay, northern Argentina, and (apparently) Paraguay; may also occur in Bolivia
Comments Subgenus Phrynops.
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