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Pseudemydura umbrina (Western Swamp Turtle)

Synonyms: Emydura inspectata

Wikipedia Abstract

The western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina), also known as the western swamp tortoise, is a short-necked freshwater turtle that is the sister taxon to all other members of the subfamily Chelodininae.
View Wikipedia Record: Pseudemydura umbrina

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Pseudemydura umbrina

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Swan Coastal Plain Scrub and Woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Bullsbrook Australia

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Southwest Australia Australia Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Perth Zoological Gardens

Distribution

SW Australia (southward from Bullsbrook about 25 km to the marshy areas in the suburbs of Perth);

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011