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Centrochelys sulcata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES TESTUDINIDAE

Scientific Name: Centrochelys sulcata
Species Authority: (Miller, 1779)
Common Name(s):
English African Spurred Tortoise, Grooved Tortoise
French Tortue Sillonnée
Spanish Tortuga Con Púas
Synonym(s):
Geochelone sulcata (Miller, 1779)
Testudo calcarata Schneider, 1784
Testudo radiata subspecies senegalensis Gray, 1831
Testudo sulcata Miller, 1779

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd 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:
Chad; Egypt; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Mali; Mauritania; Nigeria; Senegal; South Sudan; Sudan
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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. Centrochelys sulcata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.
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