Central American river turtle (Dermatemys mawii)

French: Dermatemyde De Mawe, Tortue De Tabasco
Spanish: Tortuga RivereƱa Centroamericana
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyDermatemydidae
GenusDermatemys (1)
Top facts

Classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Information on the Central American river turtle is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.redlist.org
  2. CITES (October, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org