Malaysian giant turtle

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Malaysian giant turtle
Orlitia borneensis.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Subfamily: Geoemydinae
Genus: Orlitia
Species: O. borneensis
Binomial name
Orlitia borneensis
Gray, 1873
Synonyms[1]
  • Orlitia borneensis Gray, 1873
  • Clemmys (Heteroclemmys) gibbera Peters, 1874
  • Bellia borneensis Boulenger, 1889
  • Cistudo borneensis Boulenger, 1889
  • Hardella baileyi Bartlett, 1895
  • Brookeia baileyi Bartlett, 1896
  • Adelochelys crassa Baur, 1896
  • Liemys inornata Boulenger, 1897
  • Brookia baileyi Pritchard, 1967
  • Orlitia borneoensis Ewert, 1979 (ex errore)

The Malaysian giant turtle or Bornean river turtle (Orlitia borneensis) is a species of turtles in the Bataguridae family. It is monotypic within the genus Orlitia.[1] It is found in Indonesia and Malaysia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World". Vertebrate Zoology 57 (2): 238. ISSN 18640-5755. Archived from the original on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.