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Black spine-neck swamp turtle

(Acanthochelys spixii)

Description

The black spine-neck swamp turtle (Acanthochelys spixii ),also commonly known as the spiny-neck turtle or Spix's sideneck turtle,is a species of turtle in the family Chelidae.The species is endemic to Central America and northern South America.

Taxonomic tree:

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