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Comprehensive Description

    Pritchard's snake-necked turtle
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    Pritchard's snake-necked turtle (Chelodina pritchardi ) is a species of turtles in the family Chelidae. The species is endemic to Papua New Guinea.

    Etymology

    Both the specific name, pritchardi, and the common name, Pritchard's snake-necked turtle, are in honour of British herpetologist Peter Pritchard.[4]

    References

    1. ^ Rhodin, Anders G. J. (1994). "Chelid turtles of the Australian archipelago: I. A new species of Chelodina from southeastern Papua New Guinea". Breviora (497): 1-36. (Chelodina pritchardi, new species).
    2. ^ Fritz, Uwe; Havaš, Peter (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 326. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
    3. ^ "Chelodina pritchardi ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
    4. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Chelodina pritchardi, pp. 211-212).

Distribution

    Distribution
    provided by ReptileDB
    Continent: Asia
    Distribution: SE Papua New Guinea
    Type locality: Bore, Kemp Welch River,13 km SE of Kwikila, Central Province, Papua New Guinea.