EMYSystem Genus Page: Kachuga
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Kachuga (Indian Roofed Turtles)
range of genus Kachuga
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K. dhongoka
K. kachuga
K. smithii
K. sylhetensis
K. tecta
K. tentoria
K. trivittata
Original Description Gray 1869a : 186
Common name Indian Roofed Turtles
Distribution Southern Asia
Comments Tribe Batagurini. Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941) and Moll (1985, 1986, 1987). Most closely related to the genera Batagur, Callagur, Hardella and Morenia according to Moll (1986:540). Subgenera in species accounts (i.e., Kachuga and Pangshura) follow Moll (1985, 1986, 1987).
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