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Mauremys annamensis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Geoemydidae

Scientific Name: Mauremys annamensis
Species Authority: (Siebenrock, 1903)
Common Name(s):
English Vietnamese Pond Turtle, Annam Pond Turtle
Annamemys annamensis (Siebenrock, 1903)
Annamemys merkleni Bourret, 1940
Cyclemys annamensis Siebenrock, 1903

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1d+2d 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)
An extremely scarce species in Viet Nam.
Previously published Red List assessments:
  • 1996 – Lower Risk/least concern (LR/lc)
  • 1994 – Insufficiently Known (K)
  • 1990 – Insufficiently Known (K)
  • 1988 – Insufficiently Known (K)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Viet Nam
Additional data:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2016. Mauremys annamensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T12876A97370458. . Downloaded on 23 July 2016.
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