EMYSystem Species Page: Geoemyda depressa
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Geoemyda (Leaf Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Geoemyda depressa (Arakan Forest Turtle)
range of species Geoemyda depressa
approximate range
Original Description Anderson 1875 : 284
Type Locality "Arakan" [Burma]; restricted to "Akyab, near Arakan" [Burma], by Smith (1931:95)
Holotype Possibly BMNH, but ZSI 751 according to Das pers. comm.
Original name Geomyda depressa
Common name Arakan Forest Turtle
Distribution Presumably the Arakan Hills, Burma (Myanmar), but not collected since its original discovery
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931; as Geoemyda depressa) and Bourret (1941; as Geoemyda depressa).
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