EMYSystem Species Page: Hieremys annandalii
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Hieremys (Yellow-headed Temple Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Hieremys annandalii (Yellow-headed Temple Turtle)
range of species Hieremys annandalii
approximate range
Original Description Boulenger 1903 : 142
Type Locality "Kampong Jalor" [Patani, Malaya]
Syntypes (3 specimens) BMNH 1947.3.5.62; BMNH 1946.1.22.67; BMNH 1946.1.22.68
Original name Cyclemys annandalii
Common name Yellow-headed Temple Turtle
Distribution Vietnam to Thailand to the northern Malay Peninsula
Comments The species name has been erroneously spelled annandalei by some authors (e.g., Smith, 1916:50). Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941), and Taylor (1970).
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