|Scientific Name:||Nilssonia nigricans|
|Species Authority:||(Anderson, 1875)|
Aspideretes nigricans (Anderson, 1875)
Trionyx nigricans Anderson, 1875
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct in the Wild ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Rhodin, A. & Behler, J. (Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Red List Authority)|
A. nigricans is known to occur only in a single artificial temple pond near Chittagong, Bangladesh. No specific observation of this species has been made outside of this pond.
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|Range Description:||This species is only known to exist in an artificial pond (Baizid Bostami shrine) near Chittagong, Bangladesh. In 1912, its distribution was given as in between the Brahmaputra river system and the Arakan streams, but this may have been an incorrect assumption based on the distributions of A. gangenticus, A. leithi, and A. hurum (Asmat, pers. comm).|
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Semi-aquatic|
|Conservation Actions:||It is listed on CITES Appendix I.|
|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.|
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|Citation:||Asmat, G.S.M. 2002. Nilssonia nigricans. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2002: e.T2173A97400584.Downloaded on 26 June 2017.|