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Chinese Softshell Turtle

Pelodiscus sinensis (Wiegmann 1835)

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Pelodiscus sinensis (Chinese Softshell Turtle) is a species of turtles in the family softshell turtles. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are found in the indo-malayan realm and the palearctic. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Chinese Softshell Turtle. View this species on GBIF