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Species profile—Emydura macquarii emmotti (Emmott's short-neck turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Emydura macquarii emmotti (Emmott's short-neck turtle)

Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Emydura macquarii emmotti Cann, McCord & Joseph-Ouni, 2003
Common name
Emmott's short-neck turtle
Type reference
McCord, W.P., Cann, J. and Joseph-Ouni, M. (2003). A taxonomic assessment of Emydura (Testudines: Chelidae) with descriptions of new subspecies from Queensland, Australia. Reptilia 27: 59-63.
WildNet taxon ID
27777
Synonym(s)
Emydura windorah
Alternate name(s)
Cooper Creek turtle
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Medium
Conservation significant
No
Confidential
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

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=27777

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
7 September 2021
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