Cuora mouhotii (Gray, 1862) - Keeled Box Turtle

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

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Cuora mouhotii - Keeled Box Turtle


Type Locality: Lao mountains in Siam
Rare, known to be distributed in scattered patches in north-eastern India (Ahmed et al., 2020).

Conservation Status:

 

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


The species inhabits in tropical moist evergreen forests, with undergrowth & leaf litter and lowland swamp areas (Ahmed et al., 2020). Very limited data is available on the population status of the species. Local consumption and pet trading are major threats to the species (Ahmed et al., 2020).

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cuora mouhotii (Gray, 1862) – Keeled Box Turtle. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/cuora-mouhotii, accessed 2024/02/27.