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TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

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MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

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CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


BRISBANE RIVER TURTLE
or
Brisbane Short-necked Turtle


Emydura krefftii signata
(was Emydura macquarii signata)


  
A large Brisbane Short-necked Turtle Emydura krefftii signata Note the stripe behind the mouth

Distribution map - BRISBANE RIVER TURTLE - Brisbane Short-necked Turtle - Emydura macquarii macquarii - Emydura macquarii signata Reptiles of Australia
This map may not be correct in NSW - the status of NSW specimens of Brisbane Short-necked Turtle Emydura krefftii signata is uncertain


An adult Brisbane Short-necked Turtle Emydura krefftii signata photographed at Nudgee Waterhole, Qld - Note the stripe behind the mouth


An adult Brisbane Short-necked Turtle Emydura krefftii signata photographed at Nudgee Waterhole, Qld - note that this one has a marking behind its eye


A Brisbane Short-necked Turtle Emydura krefftii signata photographed at Karawatha, Qld

This species was considered to be a subspecies of The Murray Short-necked Turtle Emydura macquarii

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