Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Pelusios subniger
    • ? sternothaerus subniger
    • Emys castanea
    • Pelusios bechuanicus
    • Pelusios carinatus
    • Pelusios nigricans castanoides
    • Pelusios nigricans rhodesianus
    • Sternothaerus derbianus
    • Sternothaerus leachianus
    • Sternothaerus nigricans
    • Sternothaerus nigricans castaneus
    • Sternothaerus nigricans seychellensis
    • Sternothaerus subniger
    • Sternotherus derbianus
    • Sternotherus nigricans
    • Sternotherus subniger
    • Testudo nigricans
    • Testudo subnigra
  • Unknown
    • East African Black Mud Turtle
  • English
    • Black-bellied hinged terrapin
    • East African Black Mud Turtle

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Observer

herpguy

Date

December 4, 1984

Description

This African side-neck turtle was photographed in captivity in southeast Texas.

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Description from Wikipedia

The East African black mud turtle (Pelusios subniger) is a species of turtles in the Pelomedusidae family, traditionally found in eastern and southeastern Africa, including Madagascar. Nonindigenous populations exist on Mauritius Island, Glorieues Îsles, and Diego Garcia. This species is commonly confused with Pelusios castaneus.

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Conservation Summary

    No range data available.