Family Podocnemididae (Giant Side-necked Turtles):
countries and regions with most species

Rune Midtgaard
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*Countries/regions with same number of species are ranked alphabetically
Rank* Country / region Species
No. 1
Colombia
7
No. 2
Amazonas [Brazil]
5
No. 3
Brazil
5
No. 4
Para [Brazil]
5
No. 5
Roraima [Brazil]
5
No. 6
Venezuela
5
No. 7
Peru
4
No. 8
Acre [Brazil]
3
No. 9
Amapa [Brazil]
3
No. 10
Ecuador
3
No. 11
Ecuadorian mainland [Ecuador]
3
No. 12
French Guiana [France]
3
No. 13
Marajo Island [Brazil]
3
No. 14
Rondonia [Brazil]
3
No. 15
Bolivia
2
No. 16
Goias [Brazil]
2
No. 17
Guyana
2
No. 18
Maranhao [Brazil]
2
No. 19
Mato Grosso [Brazil]
2
No. 20
Surinam
2
No. 21
Tocantins [Brazil]
2
No. 22
Madagascar
1