EMYSystem Text Only Genus Page: Kachuga

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order..........TESTUDINES (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
family...........Geoemydidae ()
genus...............Kachuga (Indian Roofed Turtles)
species list
K. dhongoka (Three-striped Roofed Turtle)
K. kachuga (Red-crowned Roofed Turtle)
K. smithii (Brown Roofed Turtle)
K. sylhetensis (Assam Roofed Turtle)
K. tecta (Indian Roofed Turtle)
K. tentoria (Indian Tent Turtle)
K. trivittata (Burmese Roofed Turtle)
Original Description
Gray 1869a : 186
Common Name
Indian Roofed Turtles
Southern Asia
Tribe Batagurini. Reviewed by Smith (1931), Bourret (1941) and Moll (1985, 1986, 1987). Most closely related to the genera Batagur, Callagur, Hardella and Morenia according to Moll (1986:540). Subgenera in species accounts (i.e., Kachuga and Pangshura) follow Moll (1985, 1986, 1987).
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