Pangshura sylhetensis Jerdon, 1870 - Assam Roofed 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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Pangshura sylhetensis - Assam Roofed Turtle


Type Locality: Sylhet river (India)
Rare, known to be distributed in north-eastern India (Asian Turtle Trade Working Group, 2000).

Conservation Status:

 

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


The species occurs in scattered localities, in forest stream habitat, with impact of tea plantations (Asian Turtle Trade Working Group, 2000). Population status of the species is not much known yet.

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam2
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 Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total2

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Pangshura sylhetensis Jerdon, 1870 – Assam 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-sylhetensis, accessed 2024/05/25.