Indian tent turtle

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Indian tent turtle
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Pangshura
Species: P. tentoria
Binomial name
Pangshura tentoria
(Gray, 1834)
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Emys (Pangshura) tectum Blanford, 1870
  • Emys tentoria Gray, 1834
  • Kachuga tecta circumdata Mertens, 1969
  • Kachuga tentoria Gray, 1834
  • Pangshura flaviventer Guenther, 1864
  • Pangshura leithii Gray, 1870
Pangshura tentoria tentoria
  • Emys tentoria Gray, 1834
  • Batagur (Pangshura) tentoria Gray, 1856
  • Emys namadicus Theobald, 1860 (nomen nudum)
  • Clemmys tentoria Strauch, 1862
  • Pangshura tentoria Günther, 1864
  • Pangshura tentori Theobald, 1868 (ex errore)
  • Pangshura tentorium Gray, 1869
  • Emys (Pangshura) tectum var. intermedia Blanford, 1870
  • Cuchoa tentoria Gray, 1870
  • Pangshura leithii Gray, 1870
  • Emys namadica Boulenger, 1889
  • Kachuga intermedia Boulenger, 1889
  • Kachuga tectum intermedia Annandale, 1912
  • Kachuga tectum tentoria Smith, 1931
  • Kachuga tecta tentoria Mertens, Müller & Rust, 1934
  • Kachuga tentoria tentoria Pritchard, 1979
  • Pangshura tentoria tentoria Das, 2001
  • Kachuga tentnria Artner, 2003 (ex errore)
Pangshura tentoria circumdata
  • Kachuga tecta circumdata Mertens, 1969
  • Kachuga tecta circumbata Thelwall, 1971 (ex errore)
  • Kachuga tentoria circumdata Pritchard, 1979
  • Pangshura tentoria circumdata Das, 2001
Pangshura tentoria flaviventer
  • Pangshura flaviventer Günther, 1864
  • Cuchoa flaviventris Gray, 1870 (ex errore)
  • Kachuga tecta flaviventer Mertens, 1969
  • Kachuga tentoria flaviventer Moll, 1987
  • Pangshura tentoria flaviventer Das, 2001

The Indian tent turtle (Pangshura tentoria) is a species of the Geoemydidae family of turtles found in India and Bangladesh.

Distribution[edit]

Peninsular India, Bangladesh

tentoria: Mahanadi, Godavari and Krishna river drainages in India
circumdata: upper and central Ganges river drainage in India
flaviventer: lower Ganges drainage in Bangladesh and India

Type locality: "in Indiae Orientalis regione Dukhun [=Deccan] dicta"; restricted by Smith 1931:128, to "Dhond, Poona Dist.," India.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Asian Turtle Trade Working Group (2000). "Pangshura tentoria". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved February 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 240–241. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012. 

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