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Chelodina reimanni PHILIPPEN & GROSSMANN, 1990

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Higher TaxaChelidae, Chelodininae, Pleurodira, Testudines (turtles) 
Common NamesReimann's Snakeneck Turtle 
SynonymChelodina reimanni PHILIPPEN & GROSSMANN 1990
Chelodina novaeguineae reimanni — ARTNER 2003
Chelodina reimanni — MCCORD & JOSEPH-OUNI 2004
Chelodina reimanni — GEORGES & THOMSON 2010
Chelodina (Chelodina) reimanni — TTWG 2014 
DistributionPapua New Guinea

Type locality: Merauke River, West Irian, New Guinea.  
TypesHolotype: MTD 29241 (also as MTKD); paratypes: ZFMK, MTKD, UFNM 
CommentHabitat: freshwater (rivers, swamps) 
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  • Bonin, F., Devaux, B. & Dupré, A. 2006. Turtles of the World. English translation by P.C.H. Pritchard. Johns Hopkins University Press, 416 pp.
  • Bour, R. 2008. Global diversity of turtles (Chelonii; Reptilia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:593–598
  • Fritz, U. 2002. Herpetology and herpetological type specimens at the Museum für Tierkunde Dresden with a bibliography of herpetological contributions by Fritz Jürgen Obst (Amphibia, Reptilia). Faun. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 23 (1): 3-34 - get paper here
  • Georges, A. & Thomson, S. 2010. Diversity of Australasian freshwater turtles, with an annotated synonymy and keys to species. Zootaxa 2496: 1–37 - get paper here
  • Grossmann, W. 1992. Die neue Schlangenhalsschildkröte Chelodina reimanni PHILIPPEN & GROSSMANN 1990 im Terrarium. Sauria 14 (1): 35-38 - get paper here
  • Iskandar, Djoko T. and Walter R. Erdelen 2006. Conservation of amphibians and reptiles in Indonesia: issues and problems. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 4 (1): 60-87 - get paper here
  • McCord, W. P. & S. A. Thomson 2002. A new species of Chelodina (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from Northern Australia. Journal of Herpetology 36 (2): 255-267. - get paper here
  • McCord, W.P. & Joseph-Ouni, M. 2004. Chelonian Illustrations #12: Snake-necked and monotypic side-necked turtles of Indo-Australasia. Reptilia (GB) (32): 66-69 - get paper here
  • Philippen,H.D. & Grossmann,P. 1990. Eine neue Schlangenhalsschildkröte von Neuguinea: Chelodina reimanni sp. n. (Reptilia, Testudines, Pleurodira: Chelidae). Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 46 (5): 95-102
  • Reynolds, Robert P.; Steve W. Gotte, and Carl H. Ernst 2007. Catalog of Type Specimens of Recent Crocodilia and Testudines in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 626: 1-49 - get paper here
  • TTWG [Peter Paul van Dijk, John B. Iverson, Anders G.J. Rhodin, H. Bradley Shaffer, and Roger Bour] 2014. Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with Maps, and Conservation Status. 000.v7. Chelonian Research Monographs (ISSN 1088-7105) No. 5, doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - get paper here
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