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Podocnemis  Wagler, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202119

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chelonemys Gray, 1864
    Bartlettia Gray, 1870
  Common Name(s): South American Side-necked River Turtles [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderPleurodira Cope, 1864  
                               FamilyPodocnemididae Cope, 1868  
                                  GenusPodocnemis Wagler, 1830 – South American Side-necked River Turtles  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesPodocnemis erythrocephala (Spix, 1824) – Red-headed River Turtle, Red-headed Amazon River Turtle 
                                     SpeciesPodocnemis expansa (Schweigger, 1812) – tartaruga, True Amazon Turtle, South American River Turtle, Arrau, Giant South American River Turtle, Giant Amazon River Turtle 
                                     SpeciesPodocnemis lewyana Duméril, 1852 – Magdalena River Turtle 
                                     SpeciesPodocnemis sextuberculata Cornalia, 1849 – Six-tubercled River Turtle, Six-tubercled Amazon River Turtle 
                                     SpeciesPodocnemis unifilis Troschel, 1848 – tracaja, Yellow-spotted River Turtle, Yellow-spotted Sideneck Turtle 
                                     SpeciesPodocnemis vogli Müller, 1935 – Savanna Side-necked Turtle, Savanna Sideneck Turtle, Llanos Sideneck Turtle 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Podocnemis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Podocnemis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.   
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Reference for: Podocnemis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]   
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Podocnemis   

 Geographic Information
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