Malayan flat-shelled turtle
Notochelys platynota Hardwicke.jpg
CITES Appendix II (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Family: Geoemydidae
Subfamily: Geoemydinae
Genus: Notochelys
Gray, 1863
Species:
N. platynota
Binomial name
Notochelys platynota
(Gray, 1834)
Synonyms[3]
  • Emys platynota Gray, 1834
  • Emys platynotha Gray, 1835 (ex errore)
  • Cyclemys platynota Gray, 1856
  • Notochelys platynota Gray, 1863
  • Cyclemys giebelii Hubrecht, 1881
  • Cistudo bankanensis Bleeker, 1889 (nomen nudum)
  • Notochelys platysnota Nutaphand, 1979 (ex errore)

The Malayan flat-shelled turtle (Notochelys platynota) is a species of turtle found in Southeast Asia.

Distribution

Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, West Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Bangka), Vietnam, Singapore. Type locality: "in India Orientali", later restricted to "Sumatra; Singapore" by Gray (1863:177).

References

  1. ^ Kusrini, M.D.; Hamidy, A.; Guntoro, J.; Cota, M.; Schoppe, S. (2021). "Notochelys platynota". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T14856A546301. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-1.RLTS.T14856A546301.en. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Appendices | CITES". cites.org. Retrieved 2022-01-14.
  3. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 237–238. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 May 2011. Retrieved 29 May 2012.