A New Species of Chelodina (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from Northern Australia

@inproceedings{Mccord2002ANS,
  title={A New Species of Chelodina (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae) from Northern Australia},
  author={William P. Mccord and Scott A. Thomson},
  year={2002}
}
Abstract A new species of long-necked turtle from the Chelodina longicollis group is described from northern Australia; the species Chelodina novaeguineae is restricted to southern New Guinea. The new species differs from its New Guinea counterpart in being a larger species with a broader shell and wider plastron, the skull having paired premaxillae and a narrower parietal ridge, having a single frontal bone, posteriorly partially dividing the parietals, in the form and relationship to the… 
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