EMYSystem Species Page: Cistoclemmys galbinifrons
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Cistoclemmys (Indo-Chinese Box Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Cistoclemmys galbinifrons (Indochinese Box Turtle)
range of species Cistoclemmys galbinifrons
approximate range
Original Description Bourret 1939 : 11
Type Locality "Tam-Dao .... , Bach-Ma (Annam) ...., Linh-Cam (Ha-Tinh, Annam)", Vietnam
Syntypes (4 specimens): Originally NUH T-54 (now MNHN 1948-36),; NUH T- 55; NUH T-59 (now in the MHNT); NUH T-60 (now MNHN 1948-37); NUH T-54 and NUH T-59 illustrated in the original description.
Original name Cistoclemmys galbinifrons
Common name Indochinese Box Turtle
Distribution From Tonkin and Annam in Vietnam to southern Guangxi Prov. and Hainan Island, China (PRC)
Comments Reviewed by Bourret (1941), Buskirk (1988), Weiss (1989), and McCord and Iverson (1991).
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