Chelodina walloyarrina MCCORD & JOSEPH-OUNI, 2007
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Chelodina walloyarrina?
|Higher Taxa||Chelidae, Chelodininae, Pleurodira, Testudines (turtles)|
|Common Names||E: Kimberley Snake-necked Turtle|
|Synonym||Chelodina burrungandjii walloyarrina MCCORD & JOSEPH-OUNI 2007|
Macrochelodina walloyarrina MCCORD & JOSEPH-OUNI 2007
Macrochelodina wallyarrina — VALVERDE 2010 (in error)
Chelodina (Macrochelodina) walloyarrina — TTWG 2014
Chelodina walloyarrina — DOODY et al. 2021
Chelodina walloyarrina — TTWG 2021
|Distribution||Australia (Western Australia)|
Type locality: The Fitzroy River at Fitzroy River Crossing, Western Australia, Australia, 18° 10.834’ S and 125° 35.849’ E.
|Types||Holotype: WAM R164345, an adult male (224 mm carapace length), preserved in alcohol, collected by Dion Wedd, Glen Erikson, Jack Cover, and John Seyjagat in the Fitzroy River, on 20 July 2004 (Western Australian Museum)|
|Comment||Habitat: freshwater (rivers, swamps)|
Synonymy: Chelodina walloyarrina was not listed by COGGER 2014 and probably considered as a synonym of Chelodina burrungandjii by him.
|Etymology||The name walloyarrina is a combination of two Australian aboriginal words — wallo meaning “chin,” and yarrin meaning “bearded” — in accord with the common name “bearded longneck turtle” often given to the longnecks of the Kimberley (because of their long barbels).|
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