EMYSystem Species Page: Phrynops hogei
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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 hogei (Hoge's Side-necked Turtle)
range of species Phrynops hogei
approximate range
Original Description Mertens 1967a : 74
Type Locality "Rio Pequena, südwestlich von São Paulo, Brasilien"
Holotype SMF 62530
Original name Phrynops hogei
Common name Hoge's Side-necked Turtle
Distribution Coastal basins (at least the Rio Itapemirim to Rio Paraiba) in southeastern Brazil in the states of Espiritu Santo, Minas Gerais, and Rio de Janeiro; apparently does not occur at the type locality according to Rhodin et. al. (1982).
Comments Subgenus Phrynops. Reviewed by Rhodin et al. (1982), Groombridge (1982), and Reed et al. (1991).
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