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Batagur trivittata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES GEOEMYDIDAE

Scientific Name: Batagur trivittata
Species Authority: (Duméril & Bibron, 1835)
Common Name(s):
English Burmese Roofed Turtle
Synonym(s):
Emys trivittata Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Kachuga trivittata (Duméril & Bibron, 1835)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1c 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:
Batagur trivittata is possibly Critically Endangered or even Extinct, considering that no animals have been reliably recorded since 1935 despite mass trade of riverine turtles from Myanmar to China.
History:
1996 Endangered
1994 Insufficiently Known (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Insufficiently Known (IUCN 1990)
1988 Insufficiently Known (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Myanmar
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Could possibly be extinct considering that no animals have been reliably recorded since 1935 despite mass trade of riverine turtles from Myanmar to China.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group 2000. Batagur trivittata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
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