EMYSystem Species Page: Phrynops williamsi
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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 williamsi (Williams' Side-necked Turtle)
range of species Phrynops williamsi
approximate range
Original Description Rhodin and Mittermeier 1983 : 59
Type Locality "Rio Cadéa, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil"
Holotype MCZ 64135
Original name Phrynops williamsi
Common name Williams' Side-necked Turtle
Distribution Extreme southern Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and northeastern Argentina
Comments Subgenus Phrynops. Reviewed by Rhodin and Mittermeier (1983) and Rhodin et. al. (1988).
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