EMYSystem Species Page: Batagur baska
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Batagur (River Terrapins)
SpeciesSpecies Batagur baska (River Terrapin)
range of species Batagur baska
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1831 "1831-1835" : Plate 75
Type Locality Not stated; "India" according to Gray (1831b:23)
Holotype Not located; specimen illustrated in Gray's original paper.
Original name Emys baska
Common name River Terrapin
Distribution Eastern India and Bangladesh through Burma, Thailand, Kampuchea (= Cambodia), and Malaya to Sumatra, Indonesia
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941), Taylor (1970), Moll (1980), Groombridge (1982), Tikader and Sharma (1985), and Das (1991).
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