Emydura tanybaraga CANN, 1997
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Emydura tanybaraga?
|Higher Taxa||Chelidae, Chelodininae, Pleurodira, Testudines (turtles)|
|Common Names||Northern Yellow-faced Turtle|
|Synonym||Emydura tanybaraga CANN 1997|
Emydura tanybaraga — COGGER 2000: 740
Emydura subglobosa tanybaraga — ARTNER 2008
Emydura tanybaraga — GEORGES & THOMSON 2010
|Distribution||Australia (Daly and South Alligator River drainages in the Northern Territory and Mitchell River drainage in western Cape York Peninsula, Queensland)|
Type locality: above Policemans Crossing, Daly River, NT Map legend:
- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: WAM R125498|
|Comment||Distribution: Map in MACCORD et al. (2003).|
Habitat: freshwater (rivers, swamps)
|Etymology||Tanybaraga is the name given to the adult yellow-faced turtle in the Daly River, the species name is to be used as a noun in apposition. This is pronounced tanybar-arrga.|
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