EMYSystem Genus Page: Melanochelys
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Melanochelys (Indian Black Turtles)
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M. tricarinata
M. trijuga
Original Description Gray 1869a : 187
Common name Indian Black Turtles
Distribution India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Burma, and Sri Lanka
Comments Tribe Geoemydini.
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