EMYSystem Species Page: Manouria impressa
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Xerobatinae ()
GenusGenus Manouria (Indochinese Tortoises)
SpeciesSpecies Manouria impressa (Impressed Tortoise)
range of species Manouria impressa
approximate range
Original Description GŁnther 1882 : 343
Type Locality "Siam" [= Thailand]
Holotype BMNH 1947.3.5.7
Original name Geoemyda impressa
Common name Impressed Tortoise
Distribution Burma and Malaya (Malaysia) to Vietnam and southern China (PRC)
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931; as Testudo impressa), Bourret (1941; as Testudo impressa), Taylor (1970; as Testudo impressa), Groombridge (1982; as Geochelone impressa), Obst (1983a), and Moll (in Swingland and Klemens, 1989).
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