Cylindraspis indica 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae

Scientific Name: Cylindraspis indica
Species Authority: (Schneider, 1783)
Chersina grayi Strauch, 1865
Chersine retusa Merrem, 1820
Cylindraspis borbonica Bour, 1978
Cylindraspis graii (Duméril & Bibron, 1835)
Testudo graii Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Testudo indica Schneider, 1783
Testudo perraultii Duméril & Bibron, 1835
Taxonomic Notes: The 1996 and 2000 IUCN Red Lists included C. borbonica as a separate species, this is now placed as a synonym of C. indica.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
This species was endemic to Réunion. It has not been recorded since 1800.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Extinct (EX)
1994 Extinct (Ex)
1994 Extinct (Ex)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Cylindraspis indica was known only from Réunion.
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Population [top]

Population: The species is thought to have become extinct in 1800.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Cylindraspis indica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T6061A12383518. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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