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Saw-shelled turtles
Wollumbinia - Wells, 2007

Pronunciation: WOLL-umm-BIN-ee-ah
Etymology: after Wollumbin ('cloud catcher'), the Aboriginal name for Mount Warning.

Taxonomic notes:

The members of this genus were previously placed in Elseya.

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 4 out of 4 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: Bellinger River snapping turtle (Wollumbinia georgesi) at 23 cm
 Longest Australian species: Bell's turtle (Wollumbinia bellii) at up to 28 cm
Number of Australian species: 4
 

Bell's turtle (Wollumbinia bellii)
Eastern Queensland
Photo © Scott Eipper
Bell's turtle (Wollumbinia bellii) distribution range map Wollumbinia bellii
Bell's turtle
Year described
(Gray 1844)
Description
Similar to Elseya latisternum

No thumbnail available Bellinger River snapping turtle (Wollumbinia georgesi) distribution range map Wollumbinia georgesi
Bellinger River snapping turtle
Year described
Cann 1997
Description
Similar to Elseya latisternum

saw-shelled turtle (Wollumbinia latisternum)
Mary River, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
saw-shelled turtle (Wollumbinia latisternum) distribution range map Wollumbinia latisternum
Saw-shelled turtle
Year described
Gray 1867
Description

No thumbnail available Purvis' turtle (Wollumbinia purvisi) distribution range map Wollumbinia purvisi
Purvis' turtle
Year described
Wells & Wellington 1985
Description
Similar to Elseya latisternum

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