EMYSystem Species Page: Cuora yunnanensis
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Cuora (Asian Box Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Cuora yunnanensis (Yunnan Box Turtle)
range of species Cuora yunnanensis
approximate range
Original Description Boulenger 1906 : 567
Type Locality "Yunnan fu" [= Kunming] and "Tongchuan fu [= Dongchuan]" [Yunnan, China (PRC)]
Syntypes (6 specimens) BMNH 1946.1.22.97; BMNH 1946.1.22.98; BMNH 1946.1.22.99; BMNH 1946.1.23.1; BMNH 1946.1.23.2; BMNH 1946.1.23.3
Original name Cyclemys yunnanensis
Common name Yunnan Box Turtle
Distribution Known only from the type locality
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931), Pope (1935; as Cyclemys yunnanensis), Ernst (1988a), and McCord and Iverson (1991).
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