Geoemyda
Stavenn Geoemyda spengleri.jpg
G. spengleri
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Family: Geoemydidae
Subfamily: Geoemydinae
Genus: Geoemyda
Gray, 1834

Geoemyda is a genus of freshwater turtles in the family Geoemydidae (formerly Bataguridae). It contains two species:[1]

Geoemyda was used as a "wastebin taxon" in former times, uniting a number of distinct lineages of forest turtles from East and Southeast Asia. These are now regarded as distinct and placed in the genera Heosemys, Leucocephalon, Melanochelys, Siebenrockiella (including Panayanemys), and Vijayachelys.

References

  1. ^ Geoemyda, Reptile Database