Mauremys mutica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Geoemydidae

Scientific Name: Mauremys mutica
Species Authority: (Cantor, 1842)
Emys muticus Cantor, 1842

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1cd+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
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)
Considered Endangered in Viet Nam and China; and a corresponding decline has been observed in market supply (B. Chan, R. Kan, M. Lau, pers. comms.. It is considered VU A1c in Taiwan (T. Chen, pers. comm.).

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
China; Japan; Taiwan, Province of China; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): A decline has been observed in the market supply of this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Mauremys mutica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T39613A10251132. . Downloaded on 26 May 2016.
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