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|(Batagur affinis) from a gazetted conservation site at Kuala Berang, Terengganu, Malaysia.|
Batagur is a genus of large turtles from South and Southeast Asia. All members of the genus are seriously threatened. With a recent merger with members from two other genera, this genus has six described species.
- B. affinis – southern river terrapin
- B. baska – northern river terrapin
- B. borneoensis – painted terrapin (formerly in Callagur)
- B. dhongoka – three-striped roofed turtle (formerly in Kachuga)
- B. kachuga – red-crowned roofed turtle (formerly in Kachuga)
- B. trivittata – Burmese roofed turtle (formerly in Kachuga)
- Rhodin, Anders G. J.; van Dijk, Peter Paul; Inverson, John B.; Shaffer, H. Bradley & Roger, Bour (2011-12-31). "Turtles of the World, 2011 update: Annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution and conservation status" (PDF). Chelonian Research Monographs. 5: 000.187–000.188. doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v4.2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-01-22.
- Praschag, Peter; Hundsdörfer, Anna K.; and Fritz, Uwe (2007); Phylogeny and taxonomy of endangered South and South-east Asian freshwater turtles elucidated by mtDNA sequence variation (Testudines: Geoemydidae: Batagur, Callagur, Hardella, Kachuga, Pangshura); Zoologica Scripta, 36, 429-442