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Western swamp turtle
Pseudemydura - Siebenrock, 1901

Pronunciation: SUDE-em-ee-DUE-rah
Etymology: 'false Emydura', after another genus of freshwater turtle.

Taxonomic notes:

Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Oviparous - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina) at 15 cm
 Longest Australian species: western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina) at up to 15 cm
Number of Australian species: 1

western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina)
Perth region, Western Australia
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina) distribution range map Pseudemydura umbrina
Western swamp turtle
Year described
Siebenrock 1901
Short neck. Brown above, white/cream below. Squarish shell.

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