EMYSystem Genus Page: Chitra
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Trionychinae (Common Softshell Turtles)
GenusGenus Chitra (Narrow-headed Softshell Turtles)
range of genus Chitra
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C. indica
Original Description Gray 1844 : 49
Common name Narrow-headed Softshell Turtles
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Reviewed by Meylan (1987).
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