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Brazilian radiolated swamp turtle

(Acanthochelys radiolata)

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Description

The jetty turtle Acanthochelys radiolata is a turtle from the snake- turtle family (Chelidae).The species was first scientifically described by Johann Christian Mikan in 1820.Originally,the scientific name Emys radiolata was used.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Chelidae
Genus:Acanthochelys
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