EMYSystem Species Page: Siebenrockiella crassicollis
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Geoemydidae ()
SubfamilySubfamily no_subfamily ()
GenusGenus Siebenrockiella (Black Marsh Turtles)
SpeciesSpecies Siebenrockiella crassicollis (Black Marsh Turtle)
range of species Siebenrockiella crassicollis
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Original Description Gray 1831b : 21
Type Locality "Sumatra" [Indonesia]
Holotype BMNH 1947.3.5.36; although OUM has a shell (#8480) that is labelled as a syntype, and the legend in Gray 1831 "1830-35":Plate 76) suggests a specimen from the T. Bell collection, which is in the OUM.
Original name Emys crassicollis
Common name Black Marsh Turtle
Distribution Lower Burma, Thailand and southern Vietnam south through the Malay Peninsula (Malaysia) to Sumatra, Java, and Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia
Comments Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941), and Taylor (1970).
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