Northern Snapping Turtle (species: Elseya dentata) in Yungaburra, QLD (Gaia Guide)
Elseya dentata
Northern Snapping Turtle

©John Sullivan: Northern Snapping Turtle (Elseya dentata)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Chelidae
Genus Elseya
Species Elseya dentata

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 35 cm (Carapace length)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Northern Snapping Turtle (Elseya dentata)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found throughout many rivers in northern Western Australia and the Northern Territory. (Wikipedia)

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