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Geoemyda spengleri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES GEOEMYDIDAE

Scientific Name: Geoemyda spengleri
Species Authority: (Gmelin, 1789)
Common Name(s):
English Black-breasted Hill Turtle, Black-breasted Leaf Turtle
Synonym(s):
Testudo spengleri Gmelin, 1789

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
Considered to be Endangered based on levels of trade and scarcity.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
China; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Considered threatened by the levels of trade and scarcity of this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix III (China).

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group 2000. Geoemyda spengleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 31 August 2014.
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