Magdalena river turtle

The Magdalena river turtle is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Magdalena River Turtle or Rio Magdalena River Turtle (Podocnemis lewyana) is a species of turtle in the Podocnemididae family. It is endemic to Colombia. Source - * Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. More

Magdalena river turtle ( Podocnemis lewyana, EN), found in the Rio Magdalena River basin. Amphibians The Andes is the most important region in the world for amphibians, with around 980 species and more than 670 endemics. More

Common names

magdalena river turtle in English - English
Podocnémide de léwy in French - français
Podocnemis lewyana in Spanish - español
Rio magdalena river turtle in English - English
Tortuga de agua in Spanish - español
Черепаха рио Магдалена in Russian - русский язык

Order : Testudines
Family : Podocnemididae
Genus : Podocnemis
Species : Podocnemis lewyana
Authority : Dum