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Kachuga tecta.jpg
Indian roofed turtle
Pangshura tecta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Pangshura

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Pangshura is a genus of geoemydid turtles found in South Asia. Its members were formerly in the obsolete genus Kachuga.[1] A fifth member, Pangshura tatrotia, was described in 2010, but it is only known from Pliocene fossils.[2]


The described species are:


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  2. ^ Walter G. Joyce; Tyler R. Lyson. (2010). Pangshura tatrotia, a new species of pond turtle (Testudinoidea) from the Pliocene Siwaliks of Pakistan. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 1478-0941, Volume 8, Issue 3, 01 September 2010, Pages 449 – 458.
  3. ^ Rhodin 2010, p. 000.114