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Geoclemys hamiltonii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES GEOEMYDIDAE

Scientific Name: Geoclemys hamiltonii
Species Authority: (Gray, 1830)
Common Name(s):
English Black Pond Turtle, Black Spotted Turtle, Hamilton's Terrapin, Spotted Pond Turtle
French Géoclemmyde D' Hamilton, Tortue De Hamilton
Spanish Galápago Rayado
Synonym(s):
Emys hamiltonii Gray, 1830

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1d+2d ver 2.3
Year Published: 2000
Date Assessed: 2000-06-30
Annotations:
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)
Justification:
Considered Endangered in Bangladesh; Vulnerable in India; and no information was available for Nepal or Pakistan.
History:
1994 Indeterminate (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Indeterminate (IUCN 1990)
1988 Indeterminate (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
Bangladesh; India; Nepal; Pakistan
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Traded in some numbers in international consumption trade despite listing on CITES Appendix I.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: On CITES Appendix I.

Citation: Asian Turtle Trade Working Group 2000. Geoclemys hamiltonii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 November 2014.
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