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Species profile—Elseya irwini (Johnstone) (Johnstone River snapping turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Elseya irwini (Johnstone) (Johnstone River snapping turtle)

Photo of Elseya irwini (Johnstone) (Johnstone River snapping turtle) - Freeman, A.,DEHP,2007
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Elseya irwini (Johnstone)
Common name
Johnstone River snapping turtle
WildNet taxon ID
31642
Synonym(s)
Elseya sterlingi
Elseya stirlingi
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
No
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=31642

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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