Diversity of Australasian freshwater turtles, with an annotated synonymy and keys to species

@article{Georges2010DiversityOA,
  title={Diversity of Australasian freshwater turtles, with an annotated synonymy and keys to species},
  author={Arthur Georges and Scott A. Thomson},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2010},
  volume={2496},
  pages={1-37}
}
There have been many substantial advances in our knowledge of Australasian freshwater turtle biodiversity in the last three decades, but the classification of genera and species is in dire need of review. The proliferation of names in unpublished manuscripts and in taxonomic works published in ephemeral (often privately printed) magazines, journals or books, without the benefits of peer review and often with little justification and scant diagnoses, many of which are not allowable nomenclatural… 

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