Skeleton of a Chitra chitra shell at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Trionychidae
Subfamily: Trionychinae
Genus: Chitra
Gray, 1844[1]

Chitra is a genus of turtles in the family Trionychidae.


Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Chitra.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Rhodin 2010, p. 000.126