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Species profile—Chelodina canni (Cann's longneck turtle)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Chelidae (side-necked turtles) → Chelodina canni (Cann's longneck turtle)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Chelidae (side-necked turtles)
Scientific name
Chelodina canni McCord & Thomson, 2002
Common name
Cann's longneck turtle
Type reference
McCord, W.P. and Thomson, S.A. (2002) A new species of Chelodina (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from northern Australia. Journal of Herpetology 36(2): 255-267.
WildNet taxon ID
64
Synonym(s)
Chelodina novaeguineae
Chelodina rankini
Alternate name(s)
New Guinea snake-necked turtle
Cann's snake-necked turtle
Cann's 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=64

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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