EMYSystem Genus Page: Heosemys
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Heosemys (Forest Turtles)
range of genus Heosemys
approximate range
H. grandis
H. spinosa
Original Description Stejneger 1902b : 238
Common name Forest Turtles
Distribution Burma to Vietnam and Malaya; Sumatra; Borneo; Java; Philippines
Comments Tribe Geoemydini. Lorenz (1984) and Moll et al. (1987) discussed the species composition of this genus and the genus Geoemyda. Stejneger (1902b:238) cites himself (1902a:216) as author of the genus name.
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