Pelochelys cantorii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass: Anapsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Trionychia
Family: Trionychidae
Subfamily: Trionychinae
Genus: Pelochelys
Gray, 1864[1][2]

Pelochlys Zhao, 1997 (ex errore)

Pelochelys is a genus of turtles in the family Trionychidae.


These three species are recognized as being valid:[3]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Pelochelys.


  1. 1 2 3 4 Rhodin 2011, pp. 000.207
  2. 1 2 Fritz 2007, p. 317
  3. The Reptile Database.

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Further reading

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