Lissemys punctata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Trionychidae

Scientific Name: Lissemys punctata
Species Authority: (Lacépède, 1788)
Common Name(s):
English Indian Flapshell Turtle, Indian Flap-shelled Turtle
Emyda granosa Schoepff, 1801
Testudo granulosa Suckow, 1801
Testudo punctata Lacépède, 1788

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
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)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Recorded from Pakistan, India (Sikkim), Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh (Indus and Ganges River drainages) and Myanmar (Irrawaddy and Salween rivers).
Countries occurrence:
Bangladesh; India; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2016. Lissemys punctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T46579A97399871. . Downloaded on 28 October 2016.
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