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Reptilia > Testudines > Cryptodira > Testudinoidea > Geomydidae > Geoemydinae > Pangshura

Pangshura smithii (Gray, 1863) – Brown Roofed Turtle

Taxonomic Notes:

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


Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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. 
References:

Reptilia > Testudines > Cryptodira > Testudinoidea > Geomydidae > Geoemydinae > Pangshura


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2021. Pangshura smithii (Gray, 1863) – Brown Roofed Turtle. Khandekar, A., P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.25. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianreptiles.org/sp/43/Pangshura-smithii
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