EMYSystem Species Page: Pyxidea mouhotii
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Pyxidea (Keeled Box Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Pyxidea mouhotii (Keeled Box Turtle)
range of species Pyxidea mouhotii
approximate range
Original Description Gray 1862 : 157
Type Locality "Lao Mountains, in Siam," modified to "presumably the Luang Prabang mountain range on the border between Thailand and Laos" by King and Burke (1989:46) without explanation
Syntypes (7 specimens) BMNH 1947.3.4.27; BMNH 1947.3.4.48; BMNH 1947.3.4.49; BMNH 1947.3.4.64; BMNH 1947.3.4.65; BMNH 1947.3.4.66; BMNH 1947.3.4.67
Original name Cyclemys mouhotii
Common name Keeled Box Turtle
Distribution Southern China (PRC) and Vietnam to Assam, India
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931; as Cyclemys mouhoti), Bourret (1941; as Cyclemys mouhoti), Pope (1935; as Cyclemys mouhotii), McDowell (1964; as Geoemyda mouhoti), Taylor (1970), Tikader and Sharma (1985), and Das (1991).
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