Red-headed Amazon river turtle (Podocnemis erythrocephala)

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Red-headed Amazon river turtle fact file

Red-headed Amazon river turtle description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyPodocnemididae
GenusPodocnemis (1)

Information on the red-headed Amazon river turtle (Podocnemis erythrocephala) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
red-headed river turtle, red-headed sideneck.
French
Podocnémide À Tête Rouge.
Spanish
Chimpire.
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Red-headed Amazon river turtle status

The red-headed Amazon river turtle is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Red-headed Amazon river turtle  
Red-headed Amazon river turtle

© Gerardo J. González

Gerardo Gonzalez
Maracay,
Estado Aragua,
Venezuela
Tel: 0058 4144025858
gerardo321@gmail.com

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