Pelodiscus sinensis (Wiegmann, 1835)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataReptiliaTestudinesTrionychidaePelodiscus

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Full Name

Pelodiscus sinensis (Wiegmann, 1835)

Common names

  • Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle eng
  • Chinese Softshell eng
  • Chinese softshell turtle eng
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Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Basionym

Trionyx sinensis Wiegmann, 1835

Habitat

Not marine, Terrestrial

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Reptilia
order
Testudines
family
Trionychidae
genus
Pelodiscus
species
Pelodiscus sinensis
 
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Bibliography

Alderton, D. (1988) Turtles and tortoises of the world.: Facts on File, New York.

Ananjeva, NB, Orlov NL; Khalikov RG; Darevsky IS; Ryabov IS & Barabanov AV (2006) The Reptiles of North Eurasia. Taxonomic Diversity, Distribution, Conservation Status [this comprises the territory of the former Soviet Union and Mongolia].: Pensoft Series Faunistica 47, 250 pp.

Baur,G. (1893) Notes on the classification and taxonomy of the Testudinata.: Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 31: 210-225

Bonin, F., Devaux, B. & Dupré, A. (2006) Turtles of the World. English translation by P.C.H. Pritchard.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 416 pp.

Boulenger, G.A. (1889) Catalogue of the Chelonians, Rhynchocephalians, and Crocodiles in the British Museum (Natural History).: British Museum, London, 311 pp.

Brandt, Johann F. (1858) Observationes quaedam ad generis trionychum species duas novas spectantes.: Bull. Acad. Imper. Sci. St. Petersbourg, classe Phys.-Mathemat., 16(9): cols. 110-111 (reprinted in Mél. Biol. Acad. Sci. St. Pétersbourg 2: 609-610, 1857)

Brejcha, Jindrich, Ivan Cizelj, Dario Maric, Jiri Smid, Melita Vamberger and Radek Sadnda. (2014) First records of the soft-shelled turtle, Pelodiscus sinensis (Wiegmann, 1834), in the Balkans.: Herpetozoa 26 (3/4): 189-192

Bu, Xingjiang; Luo Liu, Liuwang Nie (2014) Genetic diversity and population differentiation of the Chinese soft-shelled turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis) in three geographical populations.: Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 54: 279–284

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Known issues

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  • basionym relation derived

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (110986143) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on 14-Feb-2017.