Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Trionychidae

Scientific Name: Cyclanorbis senegalensis
Species Authority: (Duméril & Bibron, 1835)
Common Name(s):
English Senegal Flapshell Turtle
Cryptopus senegalensis Duméril & Bibron, 1835

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened 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:
Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Chad; Côte d'Ivoire; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Mauritania; Nigeria; Senegal; South Sudan; Sudan; Togo
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 1996. Cyclanorbis senegalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T6005A12275799. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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