Cylindraspis inepta 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae

Scientific Name: Cylindraspis inepta (Günther, 1873)
Testudo boutonii Günther, 1875
Testudo inepta Günther, 1873
Testudo sauzieri Gadow, 1894

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
Known only from Mauritius, this species has not been recorded since the early 18th century.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Cylindraspis inepta was endemic to Mauritius.
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Population [top]

Population:It has not been recorded since the early eighteenth century.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Hunting pressures and possibly the introduction of predators and competitive species to the island may have resulted in the demise of this species.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Cylindraspis inepta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T6062A12385198. . Downloaded on 23 May 2018.
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