EMYSystem Species Page: Morenia petersi
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Morenia (Eyed Turtle)
SpeciesSpecies Morenia petersi (Indian Eyed Turtle)
range of species Morenia petersi
approximate range
Original Description Anderson 1879 : 761
Type Locality Huzurapur (Jessore District), Furreedpore and Dacca [Bangladesh]
Syntypes ZSI 155 and 156 according to Das pers. comm.
Original name Batagur (Morenia) petersi
Common name Indian Eyed Turtle
Distribution Ganges river basin in eastern India and Bangladesh
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931) and Das (1991).
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