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Painted turtle

painted turtle (Emydura subglobosa)
Wongalara Sanctuary, Northern Territory
Photo © Stephen Zozaya
Emydura subglobosa - Krefft, 1876
Pronunciation  EMM-ee-DUE-rah   SUB-gloh-BOH-sah
Etymology  Emydura: 'turtle-tail'.
subglobosa: 'not quite spherical'.
Other names  Worrell's turtle
Jardine River turtle
 
 
Carapace length
Species avg: 25 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Emydura s. subglobosa: Jardine River system of Cape York Peninsula, Queensland. Also found in southern New Guinea.1
Emydura s. worrelli: "Upland reaches of the rivers draining the Arnhem Land Plateau, Northern Territory, Australia (western extent, Daly drainage), major rivers draining into the Gulf of Carpentaria, from the Roper drainage in the west, east to the Gregory-Nicholson drainage of Queensland."1

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory, Queensland

Habitat

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