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Chelodina kuchlingi Cann, 1997

Kuchling's long-necked turtle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: 1974 (Kuchling, 2020)

 

Distribution

Parry Creek, lower Ord River floodplain, Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Cann, John. (1997). Kuchlings long-neck turtle, Chelodina kuchlingi sp. nov. Monitor: Journal of the Victorian Herpetological Society 9(1): 41-44.

 

Other references:

Garnett, Stephen T., Hayward-Brown, Brittany K. et al. (2022). Australia's most imperilled vertebrates. Biological Conservation 270: 109561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109561

Kuchling, G. (2020). Revised Type Locality and Distribution of the Data Deficient Chelodina kuchlingi and a Review of its Status as a Distinct Species. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 19(1): 48-57. https://doi.org/10.2744/CCB-1392.1

 

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