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Batagur kachuga 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Geoemydidae

Scientific Name: Batagur kachuga (Gray, 1831)
Common Name(s):
English Red-crowned Roofed Turtle, Bengal Roof Turtle
Synonym(s):
Batagur bakeri † Lydekker 1885
Batagur ellioti Gray 1862
Emys kachuga Gray, 1831
Emys lineata Gray 1830
Emys lineata Gray, 1831 [nomen oblitum]
Kachuga fusca Gray 1870
Kachuga kachuga (Gray, 1831)
Taxonomic Source(s): TTWG (Turtle Taxonomy Working Group: Rhodin, A.G.J., Iverson, J.B., Bour, R. Fritz, U., Georges, A., Shaffer, H.B. and van Dijk, P.P.). 2017. Turtles of the World: Annotated Checklist and Atlas of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution, and Conservation Status (8th Ed.). In: Rhodin, A.G.J., Iverson, J.B., van Dijk, P.P., Saumure, R.A., Buhlmann, K.A., Pritchard, P.C.H., and Mittermeier, R.A. (eds), Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: A Compilation Project of the IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, pp. 1-292. Chelonian Research Monographs.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
Upgraded to Critically Endangered due to continuing disappearance over much of its range.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Native:
Bangladesh; India; Nepal
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Errata [top]

Errata reason: An errata assessment is required to generate a revised PDF without the range map which had been included in error; no range map was available when this assessment was originally published.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Batagur kachuga (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T10949A97344179. . Downloaded on 20 September 2018.
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