Phrynops geoffroanus Schweigger 1812 (side-necked turtle of Geoffroy)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelidae

From TTWG 2017: lives in Argentina (Corrientes, Misiones), Bolivia (Beni), Brazil (Acre, Alagoas, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Espirito Santo, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Para, Paraiba, Parana, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondonia, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo, Sergipe, Tocantins), Colombia (Amazonas, Caqueta, Casanare, Guainia, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupes, Vichada), Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru (Cusco, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco), Venezuela (Amazonas)

Belongs to Phrynops according to Schweigger 1812

See also van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Phrynops hilarii, Phrynops paranaensis, Phrynops tuberosus, Phrynops williamsi, Phrynops zuliae

Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Argentina (1 collection), Uruguay (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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