EMYSystem Text Only Species Page: Rheodytes leukops


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order..........TESTUDINES (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
family...........Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles)
subfamily.......Chelidinae ()
genus...............Rheodytes (Fitzroy River Turtles)
species..............Rheodytes leukops (Fitzroy River Turtle)
Original Description
Legler and Cann 1980 : 2
Holotype
QM J31701
Type Locality
"Fitzroy River, 63 km N and 25 km E of Duaringa, elevation 40 m, 23 09' S, 149 55' E, Queensland, Australia"
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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