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Big Headed Pantanal Swamp Turtle

Acanthochelys macrocephala (Rhodin, Mittermeier & Mcmorris 1984)

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Acanthochelys macrocephala (Big Headed Pantanal Swamp Turtle) is a species of turtles in the family Austro-South American Side-necked Turtles. They are found in The Neotropics. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is oviparous and dioecious.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Big-Headed Pantanal Swamp Turtle. View this species on GBIF