Malayan flat-shelled turtle ( Notochelys platynota) is a species of turtle found in Southeast Asia.
Distribution [ edit ]
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 [ edit ]
Asian Turtle Trade Working Group (2000).
Notochelys platynota. 2006. . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is vulnerable Buskirk, James 1997 The Malayan Flat-Shelled Turtle Notochelys platynota Vivarium 9 (1): 6-9;15
Gray, J.E. 1834 Characters of several new species of freshwater tortoises (Emys) from India and China. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 2: 53-55
Gray, J.E. 1863 Observations on the box tortoises, with the descriptions of three new Asiatic species. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1863: 173-179
Gray, J.E. 1864 Observations on the box tortoises, with the description of three new Asiatic species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 13: 105-111
Gray, J.E. 1873 On the original form, development, and cohesion of the bones of the sternum of chelonians; with notes on the skeleton of Sphargis. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (4) 11: 161-172
Liat, Lim Boo & Das, Indraneil 1999 The turtles of Borneo and peninsular Malaysia. Kota Kinabalu, natural History Publications, 151 pp.
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