You are not currently logged in.
Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Platemys macrocephala, a New Species of Chelid Turtle from Central Bolivia and the Pantanal Region of Brazil
Anders G. J. Rhodin, Russell A. Mittermeier and J. Robert McMorris
Vol. 40, No. 1 (Mar., 1984), pp. 38-46
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3892458
Page Count: 9
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
A new species of chelid turtle, Platemys macrocephala, is described from the upper Rio Mamoré of central Bolivia and the Pantanal region of the upper Rio Paraguai of Brazil. It is most closely related to P. radiolata and differentiated mainly by its wider head, more robust skull, and larger body size.
Herpetologica © 1984 Herpetologists' League