EMYSystem Species Page: Dogania subplana
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Trionychidae (Softshell Turtles)
SubfamilySubfamily Trionychinae (Common Softshell Turtles)
GenusGenus Dogania (Malayan Softshell Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Dogania subplana (Malayan Softshell Turtle)
range of species Dogania subplana
approximate range
Original Description Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire 1809a : 11
Type Locality "Patrie Inconnue"
Holotype MNHN 5182
Original name Trionyx subplanus
Common name Malayan Softshell Turtle
Distribution Southern Burma south through Malaya, Sumatra, Borneo, and Java (Malaysia and Indonesia); the Philippines record (de Rooij, 1915) is considered questionable (Taylor, 1920)
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941), Taylor (1970) and Meylan (1987).
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