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Pelodiscus

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Pelodiscus is a genus of turtles in the family Trionychidae, the softshells.[1] Based on genetic and morphological analysis there are five valid species.[2][3] They are native to Eastern Asia, ranging from the Amur region, through China, Korea and Japan, to Vietnam.[3]

Species

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Pelodiscus.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Rhodin 2010, pp. 000.127-8 harvnb error: no target: CITEREFRhodin2010 (help)
  2. ^ Stuckas, H.; Fritz, U. (2011). "Identity of Pelodiscus sinensis revealed by DNA sequences of an approximately 180‐year‐old type specimen and a taxonomic reappraisal of Pelodiscus species (Testudines: Trionychidae)" (PDF). Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 49 (4): 335–9. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2011.00632.x.
  3. ^ a b c Farkas, B.; Ziegler, T.; Pham, C.T.; Ong, A.V.; Fritz, U. (2019). "A new species of Pelodiscus from northeastern Indochina (Testudines, Trionychidae)". ZooKeys. 824: 71–86. doi:10.3897/zookeys.824.31376. PMC 6382751.
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Pelodiscus: Brief Summary

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Pelodiscus is a genus of turtles in the family Trionychidae, the softshells. Based on genetic and morphological analysis there are five valid species. They are native to Eastern Asia, ranging from the Amur region, through China, Korea and Japan, to Vietnam.

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