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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URL accessed March 24, Hydromedusa tectifera South American snake-necked turtle. Observations on chelonians, with descriptions of new genera and species.

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Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. Can you confirm these amateur observations of Hydromedusa tectifera? English translation by P.

Hydromedusa tectifera COPE, Contribution to our knowledge of Hydromedusa, a genus of South-American freshwater turtles. Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Fitzgerald, and Paul Smith Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek.

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Bradley Shaffer, and Roger Bour] Journal of Herpetology 44 4: Reptarium The Reptile Database. Argentine snake-necked turtles live in slow-moving ponds, rivers, streams, and marshes, preferably with aquatic vegetation.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It attacks its prey with a combination of the Matamata’s vacuum suction and the stabbing neck motions of other snake-necked turtles. Check List 7 6: Hydromedusa tectifera Cope, The Argentine snake-necked turtle[2] also known as the South American snake-necked turtle [2] Hydromedusa tectifera hydromedusx a species of turtle, known for the long neck which gave it its name.

Retrieved from ” https: American Museum Novitates Generally, the females are larger than the males, who often have larger tails. The eggs are 34×22 mm long, white, and brittle-shelled.

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Bydromedusa Center for Biotechnology Information http: Genetics and Molecular Biology 29 2: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Its carapace is strongly keeled, and can also be distinguished by black and yellowish markings along its head and neck.


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Notes on the classification and taxonomy of the Testudinata. Global diversity of turtles Chelonii; Reptilia in freshwater. URL accessed March 28, Herpetofauna from an urban Pampa fragment in southern Brazil: A synopsis of the reptiles and batrachians of the province Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.