Six-tubercled river turtle

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

The Six-tubercled Amazon River Turtle or Six-tubercled River Turtle (Podocnemis sextuberculata) is a species of turtle in the Podocnemididae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. References - * Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. More

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The six-tubercled river turtle is named for the six pairs of prominent, swollen lumps that are found on the outer edge of the underside of the juvenile’s shell (the plastron), where it meets the upper surface (the carapace). The swellings typically ... More

Six-tubercled river turtle (Podocnemis sextuberculata) = Species information - * Facts & Status * Description * Range & Habitat More

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Rare species include the six-tubercled river turtle, (Podocnemis sextuberculat), the boa (Boa constrictor), and anaconda, (Eunectes murinus). Species in an undetermined situation include mammals: kinkajous (Potos flavus) brown brocket (Mazama gouazoubira). Birds: festive amazon, (Amazona festiva). More

Podocnemis unifilis, and the six-tubercled river turtle, Podocnemis sextuberculata, found in Brazil More

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six-tubercled river turtle (Podocnemis sextuberculata), found in Brazil’s Mamirauá Reserve. Climate change is the likely culprit. More

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Common names

Cupiso in Spanish - español
Iaça in Spanish - español
Pitiu in Spanish - español
Podocnémide tuberculée in French - français
Six-tubercled amazon river turtle in English - English
Six-tubercled Amazon River Turtle, Amazon River Tu in English - English
Six-tubercled Amazon River Turtle, Amazon River Turtle in English - English
six-tubercled river turtle in English - English
Черепаха амазонская речная in Russian - русский язык
ムツコブヨコクビガメ in Japanese - 日本語

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Family : Podocnemididae
Genus : Podocnemis
Species : Podocnemis sextuberculata
Authority : Cornalia, 1849