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Species profile—Emydura subglobosa worrelli (diamond head turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Emydura subglobosa worrelli (diamond head turtle)

Photo of Emydura subglobosa worrelli (diamond head turtle) - Freeman, A.,DEHP,2008
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Emydura subglobosa worrelli (Wells & Wellington, 1985)
Common name
diamond head turtle
Type reference
Wells, R.W. & Wellington, C.R. (1985). A classification of the Amphibia and Reptilia of Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology - Supplementary Series 1, 1-61.
WildNet taxon ID
29734
Synonym(s)
Tropicochelymys worrelii
Emydura subglobosa
Emydura worrelii
Alternate name(s)
Worrell's short-necked turtle
Worrell's turtle
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Near threatened
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
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=29734

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

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