Peltocephalus dumerilianus

Peltocephalus dumerilianus

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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Überordnung: Testudinata  ⇒ Ordnung: Testudines  ⇒ Unterordnung: Pleurodira  ⇒ Familie: Podocnemididae  ⇒ Gattung: Peltocephalus

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Schweigger, 1812

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Peltocephalus dumerilianus

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: aquatic
Environment: freshwater


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • P. P. van Dijk, 2014 - Turtles of the World, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status - Chelonian Research Monographs (5), 329-479 (journal article, English)
  • N. Frank, 1996 - A Complete Guide to Scientific and Common Names of Reptiles and Amphibians of the World - (), 1-377 (book, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) tyPpZC8_60qaZ3q7WQwZBg
GUID (Global unique identifier) 64E923B7-3F2F-4AEB-9A67-7ABB590C1906
Database ID 228083