EMYSystem Species Page: Kachuga dhongoka
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Kachuga (Indian Roofed Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Kachuga dhongoka (Three-striped Roofed Turtle)
range of species Kachuga dhongoka
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1835 "1831-1835" : Plate 60
Type Locality Not stated; restricted by Smith (1931:130) to "N. India"
Holotype Not located
Original name Emys dhongoka
Common name Three-striped Roofed Turtle
Distribution Ganges-Brahmaputra river drainage in Nepal, northern India, and Bangladesh
Comments Subgenus Kachuga. Reviewed by Smith (1931), Tikader and Sharma (1985), Moll (1986), and Das (1991).
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