Heosemys grandis 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Geoemydidae

Scientific Name: Heosemys grandis
Species Authority: (Gray, 1860)
Common Name(s):
English Giant Asian Pond Turtle
Geomyda grandis Gray, 1860

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1d+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Asian Turtle Trade Working Group
Reviewer(s): Buhlmann, K., Rhodin, A. & van Dijk, P.P. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)
Heosemys grandis is considered VU A1d+2d in Cambodia, Lao and Viet Nam; it is considered VU A2cd in Malaysia; the limited data for Myanmar and Thailand (currently not listed - OEPP 1997) suggest at least VU A1d.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Lower Risk/near threatened (LR/nt)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Semi-aquatic
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Heosemys grandis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T9943A13027989. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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