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Pelusios broadleyi BOUR, 1986

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Higher TaxaPelomedusidae, Pelomedusoidea, Pleurodira, Testudines (turtles) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesTurkana Mud Turtle, Broadley’s Mud Turtle 
SynonymPelusios broadleyi BOUR 1986
Pelusios broadleyi — LIVIGNI 2013: 287
Pelusios broadleyi — TTWG 2014
Pelusios broadleyi — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 54 
DistributionKenya (southeastern shores of Lake Rudolph, Marsabit District)

Type locality: "in small stream', Loiengalani [=Loyengalani] (2°43'N, 36°43' E), Marsabit district, Kenya."  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: CAS 123062 
CommentHabitat: freshwater (Lakes, quiet rivers) 
EtymologyNamed in honor of Donald G. Broadley (1932-2016), famous African herpetologist. See Bates & Branch 2018 for an obituary. 
References
  • Bates, Michael F. & William R. Branch 2018. End of an era for African Herpetology—An obituary for a remarkable man: Donald George Broadley (29 May 1932 – 10 March 2016). African Journal of Herpetology, DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2018.1437085 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • 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. 2000. Une nouvelle espèce de Pelusios du Gabon ( Reptilia, Chelonii, Pelomedusidae). Manouria (08): 32 pp.
  • Bour, R. 2008. Global diversity of turtles (Chelonii; Reptilia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:593–598
  • Bour,R. 1986. Note sur Pelusios adansonii (Schweigger, 1812) et sur une nouvelle espece affine du Kenya (Chelonii, Pelomedusidae). Studia Geologica Salmanticensia, Studia Palaeocheloniologica 2(2): 23-54
  • Ernst,C.H. and Barbour,R.W. 1989. Turtles of the World. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. - London
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • McCord, W.P., Joseph-Ouni, M. & Bour, R. 2004. Chelonian Illustrations #17: Eastern and Southern African Mud Turtles. Reptilia (GB) (37): 73-77 - get paper here
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147] - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - 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
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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