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BRISBANE RIVER TURTLE
or
Brisbane Short-necked Turtle

Emydura macquarii signata

(Note that the name Emydura krefftii signata has been proposed for this species)

Shell length gets to around 15" (38cm)

  
A large Brisbane Short-necked Turtle or Brisbane River Turtle (Emydura macquarii signata)
(proposed new name is Emydura krefftii signata). Note the stripe behind the mouth


Distribution map - BRISBANE RIVER TURTLE - Brisbane Short-necked Turtle - Emydura macquarii macquarii - Emydura macquarii signata Reptiles of Australia
This map might be changed in NSW - the status of NSW specimens of Brisbane Short-necked Turtle or Brisbane River Turtle (Emydura macquarii signata) is uncertain


An adult Brisbane River Turtle (Emydura macquarii signata) photographed at Nudgee Waterhole, Qld - Note the stripe behind the mouth


An adult Brisbane Short-necked Turtle(Emydura macquarii signata) photographed at Nudgee Waterhole, Qld - note that this one has a marking behind its eye


A Brisbane Short-necked Turtle(Emydura macquarii signata) photographed at Karawatha, Qld

This species is currently considered to be a subspecies of the Murray Short-necked Turtle (Emydura macquarii) however it has been proposed that it be classed as a subspecies of Krefft's Turtle ( Emydura krefftii )

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