|Scientific Name:||Platysternon megacephalum Gray, 1831|
Platysternon megacephalum ssp. peguense Gray, 1870
Platysternon megacephalum ssp. shiui Ernst & McCord, 1987
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered A1d+2d 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)|
Considered Endangered due to specific trade demand in Lao and Viet Nam. It may be either Vulnerable or Endangered in China (main range state). The small populations in Thailand are Vulnerable (OEPP 1997); the situation in Myanmar is unknown.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
Native:China; Lao People's Democratic Republic; Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Conservation Actions:||It is listed on CITES Appendix II.|
|Errata reason:||An errata assessment is required to generate a revised PDF without the range map which had been included in error; no range map was available when this assessment was originally published.|
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. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 30 June 2016).
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. Platysternon megacephalum. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T17585A97386926.Downloaded on 22 September 2017.|
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