Centrochelys sulcata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae

Scientific Name: Centrochelys sulcata (Miller, 1779)
Common Name(s):
English African Spurred Tortoise, Grooved Tortoise
French Tortue Sillonnée
Spanish Tortuga africana, Tortuga Con PĂșas
Geochelone sulcata (Miller, 1779)
Testudo calcarata Schneider, 1784
Testudo radiata ssp. 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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Chad; Egypt; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Mali; Mauritania; Nigeria; Senegal; South Sudan; Sudan
Additional data:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

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 1996: e.T163423A5605057. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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