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Saw-Shelled Turtles

These turtles form a small genus of significantly ancient turtles found in Australia, and possible New Guinea. The genus (Myuchelys]) was split off from the Elseya, in 2010 by Thomson and Georges (2010) as the larger genus Elseya was paraphyletic with respect to the Emydura. They inhabit freshwater streams and lakes and are carnivorous.

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