REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF THE WORLD

A Selection of Vipers ELAPIDS OF THE WORLD Amphibians of the World
AGAMAS (DRAGONS) OF THE WORLD SKINKS OF THE WORLD Sea Turtles of the World Freshwater Turtles of the world Tortoises of the would menu button Reptilesofaustralia.com


A Selection of
FRESHWATER TURTLES OF THE WORLD

Pig-nosed Turtle Carettochelys insculpta

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Pig Nosed or Pitted-Shelled Turtle

Carettochelys insculpta

Australia (NT), New Guinea

*Siebenrock's Snake-Necked Turtle (status uncertain)

Chelodina rugosa siebenrocki

Papua New Guinea and the Torres Strait Islands Qld?, (Distribution uncertain)

Common Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

North America - from southeastern Canada, southwest to the edge of the Rocky Mountains, as far east as Nova Scotia and Florida. 

Amboina Box Turtles

Cuora amboinensis

India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, West Malaysia , Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia

Jardine River Turtle or Red-bellied Short-necked Turtle

Emydura subglobosa subglobosa

Qld, New Guinea

European Pond Turtle

Emys orbicularis

Central Europe, West Asia and North Africa
Comments:- Became extinct in the UK - but has been re-introduced

Mediterranean Pond Turtle

Mauremys leprosa

Spain (introduced to Mallorca) Portugal, France,
Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Senegal ?, Benin, Niger, Mauritania, Gambia

African Helmeted Turtle

Pelomedusa subrufa

Africa, Madagascar, Yemen

Red-eared Slider

Trachemys scripta elegans

(From USA, introduced into many countries)


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