EMYSystem Text Only Genus Page: Phrynops

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order..........TESTUDINES (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
family...........Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)
subfamily.......Austrochelidinae ()
genus...............Phrynops (Toad-headed Turtles)
species list
P. dahli (Dahl's Toad-headed Turtle)
P. geoffroanus (Geoffroy's Side-necked Turtle)
P. gibbus (Gibba Turtle)
P. hilarii (Hilaire's Side-necked Turtle)
P. hogei (Hoge's Side-necked Turtle)
P. nasutus (Common Toad-headed Turtle)
P. raniceps (Amazon Toad-headed Turtle)
P. rufipes (Red Side-necked Turtle)
P. tuberculatus (Tuberculate Toad-headed Turtle)
P. vanderhaegei (Vanderhaege's Toad-headed Turtle)
P. williamsi (Williams' Side-necked Turtle)
P. zuliae (Zulia Toad-headed Turtle)
Original Description
Wagler 1830 : 135
Common Name
Toad-headed Turtles
South America
Subgenera noted in species accounts (i.e., Batrachemys, Mesoclemmys, and Phrynops) follow Wermuth and Mertens (1977).
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