EMYSystem Species Page: Malayemys subtrijuga
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Malayemys (Malayan Snail-eating Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Malayemys subtrijuga (Malayan Snail-eating Turtle)
range of species Malayemys subtrijuga
approximate range
Original Description Schlegel and Müller 1844 : 30
Type Locality "Java" [Indonesia]
Holotype BMNH 1947.3.4.53 (= specimen "m" listed in Boulenger 1889:95); however, King and Burke 1989:41 cite RMNH 6082; RMNH 6084; RMNH 6085 as syntypes.
Original name Emys subtrijuga
Common name Malayan Snail-eating Turtle
Distribution Thailand to southern Vietnam south through the base of the Malay Peninsula (Malaysia) to Sumatra and Java, Indonesia; unknown from the southern Malay Peninsula
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931; as Damonia subtrijuga), Bourret (1941; as Damonia subtrijuga), and Taylor (1970).
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