The type of Rhinoclemmys punctularia (Daudin), from Cayenne, is redescribed. The main variations in the supracephalic pattern of the nominal subspecies are evocated. Rhinoclemmys punctularia lunata (Gray) is not a subspecies geographically restricted to Surinam but a rare individual aberration of R. p. punctularia, which is the Guianan subspecies.

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Fretey, J, Hoogmoed, M.S, & Lescure, J. (1977). Etude taxinomique de Rhinoclemmys punctularia punctularia (Daudin) (Testudinata, Emydidae). Zoologische Mededelingen, 52(6), 63–80.