Podocnemis erythrocephala — Overview

Red-headed Amazon River Turtle learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

Distribution

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Continent: South-America
Distribution: Colombia (Rio Negro and Rio Casiquiare drainages), Venezuela, Brazil (Pará [HR 31: 253])  
Type locality: "Rio Solimoens" (=Rio Solimoes), South America, most probably Brazil; but Vanzolini 1981 (in: Spix and Wagler 1824-1825) believes the Rio Solimoes is outside the species range.

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Source: The Reptile Database

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