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Higher TaxaPodocnemididae, Pelomedusoidea, Pleurodira, Testudines (turtles) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSavanna Side-necked Turtle 
SynonymPodocnemis vogli MÜLLER 1935: 104
Podocnemis lewyana DUMÉRIL 1852: 242 (partim)
Podocnemis vogli — WERMUTH & MERTENS 1977: 122
Podocnemis vogli — FRAIR et al. 1978
Podocnemis vogli — GORZULA & SEÑARIS 1999
Podocnemis vogli — TTWG 2014 
DistributionOrinoco drainage in the llanos of Venezuela (Apure, Barinas, Bolívar, Cojedes, Guárica, Portuguesa, Distrito Federal, Delta Amacuro) and adjacent Colombia
(maybe in the upper Rio Yari, Caqueta).

Type locality: "Barinas (Staat Zamora), Venezuela".  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: ZSM 128, 28. 
CommentHabitat: freshwater (Rivers and tributaries) 
References
  • Alarcon Pardo, H. 1969. Contribución al conociemiento de la morfología, ecología, comportamiento y distribución geográfica de Podocnemis vogli, Testudinata (Pelomedusidae). Revista Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas Fisicas y Naturales 13(51): 303-326.
  • 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. 2008. Global diversity of turtles (Chelonii; Reptilia) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595:593–598
  • Duméril, A.H.A. 1852. Description des reptiles nouveaux ou imparfaitement connus de la collection du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, et remarques sur la classification et les charactéres des reptiles. Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris, 6: 209-264. - get paper here
  • Frair, W.; Mittermeier, R.A.; Rhodin, A.G.J. 1978. Blood biochemistry and relations among Podocnemis turtles (Pleurodira, Pelomedusidae). Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 61B: 139-143 - get paper here
  • Gaffney, Eugene S.; Peter A. Meylan, Roger C. Wood, Elwyn Simons, and Diogenes De Almeida Campos 2011. Evolution of the Side-Necked Turtles: The Family Podocnemididae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (350): 1-237 - get paper here
  • Gorzula, Stefan & Senaris, J. Celsa 1999. In: Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana. I: a data base. Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No. 8 [1998], 269+ pp.; ISBN 980-6020-48-0
  • Gotte S W 1992. Podocnemis vogli. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 537: 1-2 - get paper here
  • Kornacker, Paul M.;Dederichs, Ursula 1998. Herpetologische Eindrücke einer Venezuelareise - Teil 2: Die Llanos. Elaphe 6 (3): 68-73
  • Merchán, M.; Fidalgo, A.M. & Pérez, C. 2003. Biologie und Verbreitung von Podocnemis vogli in Venezuela. Reptilia (Münster) 8 (40): 47-49 - get paper here
  • Merchán, Manuel, Ana M. Fidalgo and César Pérez. 1998. Podocnemis vogli: Biology and distribution of the Savanna sideneck turtle in Venezuela. Reptilia (GB) (5): 29-31. - get paper here
  • Müller, L. 1935. Über eine neue Podocnemis - Art (Podocnemis vogli) aus Venezuela nebst ergänzenden Bemerkungen über die systematischen Merkmale der ihr nächstverwandten Arten. Zool. Anz. 110: 97-109
  • Pedroza-Banda, Raúl; Jhon Jairo Ospina-Sarria, Teddy Angarita-Sierra, Marvin Anganoy-Criollo, John D. Lynch 2014. Estado de la fauna de anfibios y reptiles del Casanare Ciencias naturales Estado del conocimiento de la fauna de anfibios y reptiles del departamento de Casanare, Colombia. Rev. Acad. Colomb. Cienc. 38 (146): 17-34 - get paper here
  • Peñaloza, Claudia L.; Omar Hernández, Rodolfo Espín, Larry B. Crowder, and Guillermo R. Barreto 2013. Harvest of Endangered Sideneck River Turtles (Podocnemis spp.) in the Middle Orinoco, Venezuela. Copeia Mar 2013, Vol. 2013, No. 1: 111-120. - get paper here
  • Pritchard, P.C.H., and P. Trebbau. 1984. The Turtles of Venezuela. SSAR Contributions to Herpetology 2: viii + 402 pp.
  • Ramo, C. 1982. Biología de Galápago (Podocnemis vogli Müller, 1935) en el Hato El Frio, llanos de Apure, Venezuela. Doñana, Acta Vertebratica. Sevilla. 9-3:1-161
  • RIVAS, GILSON A.; CÉSAR R. MOLINA, GABRIEL N. UGUETO, TITO R. BARROS, CÉSAR L. BAR- RIO-AMORÓS & PHILIPPE J. R. KOK 2012. Reptiles of Venezuela: an updated and commented checklist. Zootaxa 3211: 1–64 - get paper here
  • Trepte, M. J. 1993. Juvenile Schienenschildkröten Podocnemis vogli fressen Wasserschweinkot Salamandra 29 (2): 149-152 - 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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