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Indotestudo
Indotestudo elongata Pengo.jpg
Indotestudo elongata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Family: Testudinidae
Genus: Indotestudo
Lindolm, 1929[1]
Species

Indotestudo elongata
Indotestudo forstenii
Indotestudo travancorica

Indotestudo is a genus of tortoise from South and Southeast Asia. in the family Testudinidae. The three species in the genus are all threatened.

Species

It contains the following species:

Image Common Name Scientific name Distribution
Elongated Tortoise (Indotestudo elongata) (7788485928).jpg
Elongated tortoise Indotestudo elongata India (Tripura, Jalpaiguri, East Bengal, and Singhbhum in Jharkhand), Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma (or Myanmar), Laos, Thailand (incl. Phuket), Cambodia, Vietnam, Western Malaysia, Southern China
Baby Indotestudo Forstenii 2.jpg
Forsten's tortoise Indotestudo forstenii Sulawesi Island of Indonesia, and its nearby islands such as Halmahera island
Travancore Tortoise (Indotestudo travancorica) by Sandeep Das.jpg
Travancore tortoise Indotestudo travancorica Indian ( Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.)


References

  1. ^ JCVI.org (Retrieved February 24, 2010.)