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Chelodina reimanni PHILIPPEN & GROSSMANN, 1990

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Higher TaxaChelidae, Chelodininae, Pleurodira, Testudines (turtles)
Common NamesE: Reimann'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
Chelodina reimanni — KEHLMAIER et al. 2019
Chelodina (Chelodina) reimanni — SHEA et al. 2020
Chelodina reimanni — TTWG 2021 
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) 
  • ARTNER, H. 1995. Haltung und Nachzucht von Chelodina reimanni PHILIPPEN & GROSSMANN, 1990mit Beobachtungen zu ihrem Lebensraum in Irian Jaya, Neuguinea. Herpetozoa 8 - 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 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Kehlmaier, C., Zhang, X., Georges, A., Campbell, P. D., Thomson, S., & Fritz, U. 2019. Mitogenomics of historical type specimens of Australasian turtles: clarification of taxonomic confusion and old mitochondrial introgression. Scientific Reports, 9(1): 5841 - get paper here
  • Mazzoleni, Sofia; Barbora Augstenová, Lorenzo Clemente, Markus Auer, Uwe Fritz, Peter Praschag, Tomáš Protiva, Petr Velenský, Lukáš Kratochvíl & Michail Rovatsos 2020. Sex is determined by XX/XY sex chromosomes in Australasian side-necked turtles (Testudines: Chelidae). Sci Rep 10: 4276 - 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
  • SHEA, GLENN; SCOTT THOMSON & ARTHUR GEORGES 2020. The identity of Chelodina oblonga Gray 1841 (Testudines: Chelidae) reassessed. Zootaxa 4779 (3): 419–437 - 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
  • TTWG; Rhodin, A.G.J., Iverson, J.B., Bour, R., Fritz, U., Georges, A., Shaffer, H.B., and van Dijk, P.P. 2021. Turtles of the World: Annotated Checklist and Atlas of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution, and Conservation Status (9th Ed.). In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Iverson, J.B., van Dijk, P.P., Stanford, C.B., Goode, E.V., Buhlmann, K.A., and Mittermeier, R.A. (Eds.). Chelonian Research Monographs 8:1–472. doi:10.3854/crm.8.checklist.atlas.v9.2021. - get paper here
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