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Species profile—Wollumbinia belli (Bell's turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Wollumbinia belli (Bell's turtle)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Wollumbinia belli (Gray, 1844)
Common name
Bell's turtle
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1844). Catalogue of the Tortoises, Crocodiles and Amphibeanians in the Collection of the British Museum. London: Edward Newman, 80 pp.
WildNet taxon ID
22659
Synonym(s)
Elseya sp. aff. latisternum (Gwydir)
Myuchelys bellii
Elseya belli
Elseya bellii
Alternate name(s)
Bald Rock Creek turtle
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Vulnerable
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Confidential
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=22659

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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