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Kinixys erosa

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES TESTUDINIDAE

Scientific Name: Kinixys erosa
Species Authority: (Schweigger, 1812)
Common Name/s:
English Common Tortoise, Forest Hinged Tortoise, Schweigger's Tortoise, Serrated Hinge-backed Tortoise, Serrated Hinge-back Tortoise, Serrated Tortoise
French Kinixys Rongée, Tortue Articulée D'Afrique
Synonym/s:
Testudo erosa Schweigger, 1812

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Uganda
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.
Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Kinixys erosa. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.
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