Pelusios sinuatus Smith 1838 (Serrated hinged terrapin)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pelomedusidae

Belongs to Pelusios according to P. P. van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Pelusios adansonii, Pelusios bechuanicus, Pelusios broadleyi, Pelusios carinatus, Pelusios castaneus, Pelusios castanoides, Pelusios chapini, Pelusios cupulatta, Pelusios gabonensis, Pelusios marani, Pelusios nanus, Pelusios niger, Pelusios rhodesianus, Pelusios rusingae, Pelusios subniger, Pelusios upembae, Pelusios williamsi

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Eritrea (2 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Malawi (1)

• Pliocene to Holocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1)

• Pliocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Malawi (1), Uganda (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Uganda (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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