Acanthochelys macrocephala


  • Buskirk, J. R. 1988. New locality records in Argentina and Paraguay for the chelid turtles Platemys pallidipectoris (Freiberg) and Platemys macrocephala (Rhodin et al.). Herpetol. Rev. 19(4): 74-75.
  • Cintra, R., and C. Yamashita. 1989. Notes on the nesting ecology of Platemys macrocephala in the Brazilian Pantanal. Herpetol. Rev. 20(3): 65-66.
  • Fritz, U., and I. Pauler. 1992a. Erstnachweis von Acanthochelys pallidipectoris (Freiberg, 1945) für Paraguay (Testudines: Pleurodira: Chelidae). Herpetozoa 5: 135-137.
  • Fritz, U., and I. Pauler. 1992b. Phrynops chacoensis spec nov. (Reptilia, Chelidae), eine neue Krötenkopfschildkröte. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 2: 299-307.
  • Fritz, U., and I. Pauler. 1999. Phrynops chacoensis Fritz & Pauler, 1992, ein Juniorsynonym von Platemys macrocephala Rhodin, Mittermeier & McMorris, 1984. Salamandra 35(1): 53-56.
  • Rhodin, A. G. J., R. A. Mittermeier, and J. R. McMorris. 1984. Platemys macrocephala, a new species of chelid turtle from central Bolivia and the Pantanal Region of Brazil. Herpetologica 40: 38-46.