Subspecies in India
Conservation and Special status
Photo Gallery and Species Biology
Type Locality: Huzurapur (Jessore, Bangladesh)
Rare, known to be distributed in north-eastern India and Bihar in India (Asian Turtle Trade Working Group, 2000).
Trading for the food markets is leading the species to a decline in the population (Asian Turtle Trade Working Group, 2000), though not much data on population and ecology of the species are available for the species.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli
|Daman & Diu
|Jammu and Kashmir
Anonymous 2024. Morenia petersi (Anderson, 1879) – Indian Eyed 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/morenia-petersi, accessed 2024/02/27.