Rafetus euphraticus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Trionychidae

Scientific Name: Rafetus euphraticus
Species Authority: (Daudin, 1801)
Common Name(s):
English Euphrates Softshell Turtle
Testudo euphratica Daudin, 1801
Trionyx euphraticus (Daudin, 1801)
Taxonomic Source(s): TTWG [Turtle Taxonomy Working Group: van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B. and Bour, R.]. 2014. Turtles of the world, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status. Chelonian Research Monographs 5(7): 000.329-479, doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1ac+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): European Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Iran, Islamic Republic of; Iraq; Syrian Arab Republic; Turkey
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Semi-aquatic
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Citation: European Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group. 2016. Rafetus euphraticus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T19070A97401252. . Downloaded on 27 October 2016.
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