EMYSystem Species Page: Kachuga smithii
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Kachuga (Indian Roofed Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Kachuga smithii (Brown Roofed Turtle)
range of species Kachuga smithii
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1863e : 253
Type Locality "North-western India: Punjab; 'River Chenab...' "
Syntypes (2 specimens) BMNH 1947.3.4.69; BMNH 1947.3.4.70
Original name Batagur smithii
Common name Brown Roofed Turtle
Distribution Indus and Ganges-Brahmaputra river systems in Pakistan, northern India, Nepal and Bangladesh
Comments Subgenus Pangshura. Reviewed by Smith (1931), Tikader and Sharma (1985), Moll (1987), and Das (1991).
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