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Elseya rhodini

(Elseya rhodini)

Description

Elseya rhodini, the Southern New Guinea stream turtle, is a recently described aquatic species of Chelid turtle (Austro-South American Side Necks) found south of the central ranges of New Guinea. It inhabits small streams that flow into the major river drainage's south of the ranges.

Taxonomic tree:

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