EMYSystem Text Only Species Page: Manouria impressa


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order..........TESTUDINES (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
family...........Testudinidae (Tortoises)
subfamily.......Xerobatinae ()
genus...............Manouria (Indochinese Tortoises)
species..............Manouria impressa (Impressed Tortoise)
Original Description
GŁnther 1882 : 343
Holotype
BMNH 1947.3.5.7
Type Locality
"Siam" [= Thailand]
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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