EMYSystem Species Page: Cyclemys dentata
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Cyclemys (Asian Leaf Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Cyclemys dentata (Asian Leaf Turtle)
range of species Cyclemys dentata
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1831b : 20, Errata
Type Locality "Bengal [India] ... Java [Indonesia]"; restricted to "Java" by Smith (1931:80)
Syntypes (2 specimens) BMNH 1946.1.22.62; BMNH 1946.1.22.63
Original name Emys dentata
Common name Asian Leaf Turtle
Distribution Eastern India (and possibly eastern Nepal) to Vietnam and southern China (PRC), the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra and Java, Indonesia and east to the Philippines
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941), Taylor (1970), Tikader and Sharma (1985; in India), and Das (1991; in India). Includes Cyclemys tiannanensis Kou (1989:193) according to Das (1991) and Iverson (unpublished).
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