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Species profile—Chelodina rugosa (northern snake-necked turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Chelodina rugosa (northern snake-necked turtle)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Chelodina rugosa Ogilby, 1890
Common name
northern snake-necked turtle
Type reference
Ogilby, J.D. (1890). Description of a new Australian tortoise. Records of the Australian Museum 1, 56-59.
WildNet taxon ID
50
Synonym(s)
Macrochelodina rugosa
Chelodina intergularis
Chelodina oblonga
Chelodina siebenrocki
Alternate name(s)
northern long-necked turtle
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
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=50

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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