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Species profile—Chelodina longicollis (eastern snake-necked turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Chelodina longicollis (eastern snake-necked turtle)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Chelodina longicollis (Shaw, 1794)
Common name
eastern snake-necked turtle
WildNet taxon ID
63
Synonym(s)
Testudo longicollis
Chelodina sulcata
Chelodina sulcifera
Chelodina novaehollandiae
Alternate name(s)
eastern long-necked turtle
long-necked tortoise
snake-necked turtle
eastern snake-headed turtle
eastern snake-headed tortoise
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=63

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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