Malaysian giant turtle

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Malaysian giant turtle
Orlitia borneensis.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Subfamily: Geoemydinae
Genus: Orlitia
Gray, 1873
Species: O. borneensis
Binomial name
Orlitia borneensis
Gray, 1873
  • 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.


  1. ^ a b Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 238. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 December 2010. Retrieved 29 May 2012.