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Bellinger River snapping turtle

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Wollumbinia georgesi - Cann, 1997
Pronunciation  WOLL-umm-BIN-ee-ah   JORGE-ez-ee
Etymology  Wollumbinia: after Wollumbin ('cloud catcher'), the Aboriginal name for Mount Warning.
georgesi: after Arthur Georges, Australian turtle expert.
Other names  Georges' turtle
Elseya georgesi 
 
Carapace length
Species avg: 23 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Bellinger River drainage area, northern New South Wales.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales

Habitat

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