Three-striped roofed turtle

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Three-striped roofed turtle
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Batagur
Species:
B. dhongoka
Binomial name
Batagur dhongoka
(Gray, 1832) [1] [2]
Synonyms [3]
  • Emys dhongoka
    Gray, 1832
  • Emys duvaucelii
    A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1835
  • Emys duvaucellii [sic]
    Gray, 1844 ( ex errore )
  • Batagur (Kachuga) dhongoka
    — Gray, 1856
  • Clemmys dhongoka
    Strauch, 1862
  • Kachuga hardwickii
    Gray, 1869
  • Dhongoka hardwickii
    — Gray, 1870
  • Batagur dhougoka [sic]
    Gray, 1873 (ex errore)
  • Dhougoka hardwickii
    — Gray, 1873
  • Emys duvancellii [sic]
    Gray, 1873 (ex errore)
  • Batagur durandi
    Lydekker, 1885
  • Kachuga dhongoka
    Boulenger, 1889
  • Batagur duvaucelii
    Anderson, 1879
  • Emys duvauceli [sic]
    M.A. Smith, 1931 (ex errore)
  • Kachuga dhongoca [sic]
    Tikader & Sharma, 1985
    (ex errore)
  • Kachuga drongoka [sic]
    Moll, 1986 (ex errore)

The three-striped roofed turtle (Batagur dhongoka) is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae. The species is endemic to South Asia.

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Geographic range

The three-striped roofed turtle is found in Bangladesh, India (Assam, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal), and possibly in Nepal. [1] [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Rhodin 2011, p. 000.187
  2. 1 2 3 Batagur dhongoka from the IUCN Red list
  3. Fritz 2007, p. 225
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