Pangshura smithii (Gray, 1863) - Brown Roofed Turtle

Subspecies in India

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

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Pangshura smithii - Brown Roofed Turtle


Type Locality: River Chenab (North-western India)
Rare, known to be distributed in river systems on northern India and Assam (Reptile Database).

Conservation Status:

 

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


The species can be occupied in fresh water river systems and swamps (Reptile Database). Nothing is known about the population status and ecology of the species. Threat assessment is needed to be done. 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
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
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pangshura smithii (Gray, 1863) – Brown Roofed 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/pangshura-smithii, accessed 2024/05/25.