Pelusios castanoides 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Pelomedusidae

Scientific Name: Pelusios castanoides
Species Authority: Hewitt, 1931
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Common Name(s):
English Yellowbelly Mud Turtle
Pelusios nigricans subspecies castanoides Hewitt, 1931

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern 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:
Madagascar; Malawi; Mozambique; Seychelles; South Africa; Tanzania, United Republic of
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 1996. Pelusios castanoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T41601A10503545. . Downloaded on 28 November 2015.
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