Continent: South-America Distribution: SE Brazil (Sao Paulo, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro [HR ]Parana?, Santa Catarina?), E Paraguay, NE. Seventh contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 11 : –; Hydromedusa tectifera Report on ITIS. Genus, Hydromedusa Wagler, – South American snake-necked turtles. Species, Hydromedusa tectifera Cope, – South American Snake-necked.
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The Reptiles of Paraguay: Turtles of the World. Seventh contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Retrieved from ” https: National Center for Biotechnology Information http: URL accessed March 28, Retrieved 29 May Despite appearances, the Argentine snake-necked turtle is probably more closely related to the Mata mata Chelus fimbriatus than to the Australian snake-necked turtles in the genus Chelodina.
Bradley Shaffer, and Roger Bour] Global diversity of turtles Chelonii; Reptilia in freshwater. Observations on chelonians, with descriptions of new genera and species. Archived from the original PDF on Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Turtles and tortoises of the world.
Herpetological Review 42 3: The turtles are carnivorous and eat snailsaquatic insectsfishand amphibians. English translation by P. Journal of Herpetology 44 4: The side-necked turtle family Chelidae: American Museum Novitates URL accessed March 24, Argentine snake-necked turtles live in slow-moving ponds, rivers, streams, and marshes, preferably with aquatic vegetation.
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Views Read Edit View history. Hydromedusa tectifera Cope, Hydromdusa and Molecular Biology 29 2: Hydromedusa tectifera-observations in the wild and under captive care.