Brazilian snake-necked turtle

The Brazilian snake-necked turtle is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Brazilian Snake-necked Turtle (Hydromedusa maximiliani) is a species of turtle in the Chelidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. References - * Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Hydromedusa maximiliani. More

The Brazilian Snake-necked Turtle is also known as the Maximilian Snake-neck Turtle. More

Common names

Braziliaanse slangenhalsschildpad in Dutch - Nederlands
Brazilian snake-necked turtle in English - English
Maximilian&rsquos Snake-Necked Turtle in English - English

Order : Testudines
Family : Chelidae
Genus : Hydromedusa
Species : Hydromedusa maximiliani
Authority : Mikan, 1820