Podocnemis erythrocephala (Red-headed Amazon side-neck turtle) is a species of turtle in the family Podocnemididae. It is listed as vulnerable by IUCN. It is found in the Neotropics. It is a herbivore.
Definition: A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the
criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
Definition: Egg laying; producing eggs that are laid and hatch externally (Lincoln et al., 1998).
Attribution: Lincoln, R., Boxshall, G. & Clark, P., 1998. A dictionary of ecology, evolution and systematics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University of Press.