Cylindraspis triserrata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Testudinidae

Scientific Name: Cylindraspis triserrata (Günther, 1873)
Testudo gadowi Van Denburgh, 1914
Testudo guentheri Gadow, 1894
Testudo leptocnemis Günther, 1875
Testudo microtympanum Boulenger, 1891
Testudo schweigeri Gray, 1830
Testudo triserrata Günther, 1873

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 eighteenth century.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Cylindraspis triserrata 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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Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Hunting pressures from humans and introduced predators and competitive species have been blamed for the extinction of this species.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Cylindraspis triserrata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T6064A12390055. . Downloaded on 23 June 2018.
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