Cyclanorbis senegalensis 

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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, Sahelian Flapshell Turtle
Cryptopus senegalensis Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Cyclanorbis petersii Gray, 1859
Cyclanosteus senegalensis ssp. callosa Gray, 1865
Cyclanosteus senegalensis ssp. equilifera Gray, 1865
Cyclanosteus senegalensis ssp. normalis Gray, 1865
Cycloderma senegalense Duméril, 1861
Tetrathyra baikii Gray, 1865
Tetrathyra vaillantii Rochebrune, 1884
Taxonomic Source(s): TTWG [Turtle Taxonomy Working Group: van Dijk, P.P., Iverson, J.B., Rhodin, A.G.J., Shaffer, H.B. and Bour, R.]. 2014. Turtles of the world, 7th edition: annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution with maps, and conservation status. Chelonian Research Monographs 5(7): 000.329-479, doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 2016
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. 2016. Cyclanorbis senegalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T6005A97399601. . Downloaded on 25 August 2016.
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