Family Chelidae (Austro-American Side-necked Turtles):
countries with most species

Rune Midtgaard
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*Countries with same number of species are ranked alphabetically
Rank* Country Species
No. 1
Australia
25
No. 2
Brazil
20
No. 3
Indonesia
11
No. 4
Bolivia
10
No. 5
Papua New Guinea
9
No. 6
Colombia
8
No. 7
Argentina
7
No. 8
Paraguay
7
No. 9
Venezuela
7
No. 10
Ecuador
6
No. 11
Peru
6
No. 12
Guyana
5
No. 13
French Guiana [France]
4
No. 14
Surinam
4
No. 15
Uruguay
4
No. 16
Trinidad & Tobago
2
No. 17
East Timor
1