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

Pangshura sylhetensis Jerdon, 1870 – Assam Roofed Turtle

Taxonomic Notes:

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


Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
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Status, Habitat and Habits:

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.
References:

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


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2021. Pangshura sylhetensis Jerdon, 1870 – Assam 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/44/Pangshura-sylhetensis
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