Burmese eyed turtle

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Burmese eyed turtle
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Illustration
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Bataguridae
Genus: Morenia
Species: M. ocellata
Binomial name
Morenia ocellata
(Duméril & Bibron, 1835)[2]
Synonyms[3]
  • Emys ocellata Duméril & Bibron, 1835
  • Batagur (Kachuga) ocellata Gray, 1856
  • Emys berdmorei Blyth, 1859
  • Emys berdmorii Blyth, 1859 (ex errore)
  • Clemmys ocellata Strauch, 1862
  • Batagur berdmorii Blyth, 1863
  • Batagur berdmoreii Theobald, 1868 (ex errore)
  • Kachuga berdmoorei Gray, 1869 (ex errore)
  • Morenia berdmorei Gray, 1870
  • Morenia ocellata Gray, 1870
  • Batagur berdmorei Boulenger, 1889
  • Kachuga berdmorei Boulenger, 1889

The Burmese eyed turtle (Morenia ocellata),[2] also known as the Bengal eyed terrapin, Burmese peacock turtle or swamp turtle, is a species of turtle in the Geoemydidae family of southern Asia.

Geographical range[edit]

It is endemic to Burma and possibly in Yunnan, China.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Asian Turtle Trade Working Group (2000). "Morenia ocellata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c Rhodin 2011, p. 000.193
  3. ^ Fritz 2007, p. 237
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