|Scientific Name:||Chitra indica|
|Species Authority:||(Gray, 1830)|
Trionyx indicus Gray, 1830
|Taxonomic Notes:||Placed by some as a subspecies under C. chitra.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered A1cd+2cd 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 Critically Endangered in Bangladesh, uncommon (between Endangered and Vulnerable) in India. Disappeared from Indian domestic trade in 1986-87.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||Found in the rivers of Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and western Malaysia.|
Native:Bangladesh; India; Myanmar; Pakistan
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Spend most of the day submerged in the sandy bottoms of deep rivers. Females lay their eggs on sandy beaches.|
|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. Chitra indica. (errata version published in 2016) The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2000: e.T4696A97399400.Downloaded on 29 June 2017.|