Batagur kachuga 

Scope: Global

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Geoemydidae

Scientific Name: Batagur kachuga
Species Authority: (Gray, 1831)
Common Name(s):
English Red-crowned Roofed Turtle, Bengal Roof Turtle
Emys kachuga Gray, 1831
Emys lineata Gray, 1831 [nomen oblitum]
Kachuga kachuga (Gray, 1831)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Asian Turtle Trade Working Group
Reviewer(s): Buhlmann, K., Rhodin, A. & van Dijk, P.P. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)
Upgraded to Critically Endangered due to continuing disappearance over much of its range.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Bangladesh; India; Nepal
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Deep flowing rivers with terrestrial nest sites.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2016. Batagur kachuga. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T10949A97344179. . Downloaded on 04 December 2016.
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