EMYSystem Species Page: Rheodytes leukops
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Chelidinae ()
GenusGenus Rheodytes (Fitzroy River Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Rheodytes leukops (Fitzroy River Turtle)
range of species Rheodytes leukops
approximate range
Original Description Legler and Cann 1980 : 2
Type Locality "Fitzroy River, 63 km N and 25 km E of Duaringa, elevation 40 m, 23 09' S, 149 55' E, Queensland, Australia"
Holotype QM J31701
Original name Rheodytes leukops
Common name Fitzroy River Turtle
Distribution Fitzroy river basin of eastern Queensland, Australia
Comments Reviewed by Legler and Cann (1980).
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