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order..........TESTUDINES (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
family...........Pelomedusidae (Afro-American Side-necked Turtles)
subfamily.......no_subfamily
genus...............Pelusios (African Hinged Terrapins)
species..............Pelusios broadleyi (Turkana Mud Turtle)
Original Description
Bour 1986a : 31
Holotype
CAS 123062
Type Locality
"Loiengalani [= Loyengalani] (2 43'N, 36 43'E), Marsabit, Kenya"
Original name
Pelusios broadleyi
Common Name
Turkana Mud Turtle
Distribution
Lake Turkana [= Lake Rudolf], Kenya
Comments
Originally noted as distinct from Pelusios adansonii by Wood (1984).
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