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Mesoclemmys
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Mesoclemmys is a South American genus of turtle in the Chelidae family.

Species include:

References

  1. ^ a b Gray, J.E. 1873. Observations on chelonians, with descriptions of new genera and species. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4)11:289–308.
  2. ^ Stejneger, Leonhard. 1909. Generic names of some Chelyid turtles. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 22:125–127.
  3. ^ a b c McCord, William P., Joseph-Ouni, Mehdi, and Lamar, William W. 2001. A taxonomic reevaluation of Phrynops (Testudines: Chelidae) with the description of two new genera and a new species of Batrachemys. Revista de Biologia Tropical 49(2):715–764.
  4. ^ Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B., and Bour, R.]. 2014. Turtles of the world, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status. In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Pritchard, P.C.H., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Iverson, J.B., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. Chelonian Research Monographs 5(7):000.329–479, doi:10.3854/ crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014.
  5. ^ Zangerl, R., and F. Medem. 1958. A new species of chelid turtle, Phrynops (Batrachemys) dahli, from Colombia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 119: 375-390
  6. ^ Schweigger, A.F. 1812. Prodromus Monographia Cheloniorum auctore Schweigger. Königsberg. Arch. Naturwiss. Mathem., 1: 271-368, 406-458.
  7. ^ Mertens, Robert. 1967. Bemerkenswerte Susswasserschildkröten aus Brasilien. Senckenbergiana Biologica 48:71–82.
  8. ^ Schweigger, Augustus F. 1812. Prodromus monographiae Cheloniorum. Königsberger Archiv für Naturwissenschaft und Mathematik 1:271–368, 406–462.
  9. ^ Bour, Roger and Zaher, Hussam. 2005. A new species of Mesoclemmys, from the open formations of northeastern Brazil (Chelonii, Chelidae). Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 45:295–311.
  10. ^ Gray, John Edward. 1856 [“1855”]. Catalogue of Shield Reptiles in the Collection of the British Museum. Part I. Testudinata (Tortoises). London: British Museum, 79 pp. [Published Mar 1856].
  11. ^ Luederwaldt, Hermann. 1926. Os chelonios brasileiros. Revista Museo Paulista 14:403–470.
  12. ^ Bour, Roger. 1973. Contribution à la connaissance de Phrynops nasutus (Schweigger: 1812) et Phrynops tuberculatus (Luederwaldt: 1926). Description d’une nouvelle sous-espèce originaire du Paraguay, Phrynops tuberculatus vanderhaegei (Testudinata – Pleurodira – Chelidae). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 98(1):175–190.
  13. ^ Pritchard, Peter C.H. and Trebbau, Pedro 1984. The Turtles of Venezuela. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Contributions in Herpetology No. 2, 403 pp.
Side-necked turtle species
FamilySubfamilyGenusSubgenus ChelidaeChelinaeAcanthochelys Chelus Mesoclemmys Phrynops Platemys Rhinemys ChelodininaeChelodinaChelodina Macrochelodina Macrodiremys ElseyaElseya Pelocomastes Hanwarachelys Elusor Emydura Flaviemys Myuchelys Pseudemydura Rheodytes HydromedusinaeHydromedusa Pelomedusidae Pelomedusa Pelusios Podocnemididae Erymnochelys Peltocephalus Podocnemis
Extant turtle taxonomy
SuborderSuperfamilyFamilySubfamily Cryptodira Chelydridae ChelonioideaCheloniidaeCarettinae Cheloniinae Dermochelyidae KinosternoideaDermatemydidae KinosternidaeKinosterninae Staurotypinae TestudinoideaEmydidaeDeirochelyinae Emydinae GeoemydidaeGeoemydinae Rhinoclemmydinae Platysternidae Testudinidae TrionychiaCarettochelyidae TrionychidaeCyclanorbinae Trionychinae Pleurodira ChelidaeChelinae Chelodininae Hydromedusinae Pelomedusidae Podocnemididae


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Mesoclemmys: Brief Summary
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Mesoclemmys is a South American genus of turtle in the Chelidae family.

Species include:

Mesoclemmys dahli (Zangerl and Medem, 1958) - Dahl's toad-headed turtle Mesoclemmys gibba (Schweigger, 1812) - Gibba turtle Mesoclemmys heliostemma (McCord, Joseph-Ouni, and Lamar 2001) Mesoclemmys hogei (Mertens, 1967) - Hoge's side-necked turtle Mesoclemmys nasuta (Schweigger, 1812) Mesoclemmys perplexa Bour & Zaher, 2005 Mesoclemmys raniceps (Gray, 1856) - Amazon toad-headed turtle Mesoclemmys tuberculata (Luederwaldt, 1926) - Tuberculate toad-headed turtle Mesoclemmys vanderhaegei (Bour, 1973) - Vanderhaege's toad-headed turtle Mesoclemmys zuliae (Pritchard and Trebbau, 1984) - Zulia toad-headed turtle
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