|Scientific Name:||Nilssonia formosa|
|Species Authority:||(Gray, 1869)|
Trionyx formosus Gray, 1869
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered A1cd+2d, B1+2c ver 2.3|
|Assessor(s):||Asian Turtle Trade Working Group|
|Reviewer(s):||Buhlmann, K., Rhodin, A. & van Dijk, P.P. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)|
Traded in some numbers in the East Asian food trade; uncommon to rare in the wild; not known to inhabit effectively protected areas; and life history is particularly sensitive to exploitation of adults.
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|Major Threat(s):||This species is traded in some numbers in the East Asian food trade. It is uncommon to rare in the wild, not known to inhabit effectively protected areas, and has a life history particularly sensitive to exploitation of adults.|
Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group and Asian Turtle Trade Working Group. 2000. Changes to 1996 IUCN Red List Status of Asian Turtle Species. In: P.P. van Dijk, B.L. Stuart and A.G.J. Rhodin (eds). Asian Turtle Trade: Proceedings of a Workshop on Conservation and Trade of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises in Asia, pp.156-164. Chelonian Research Monographs 2. Chelonian Research Foundation, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA.
|Citation:||Asian Turtle Trade Working Group 2000. Nilssonia formosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 August 2014.|
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