Coahuila box terrapin (Terrapene coahuila)

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Coahuila box terrapin fact file

Coahuila box terrapin description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyEmydidae
GenusTerrapene (1)

Information on the Coahuila box terrapin is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
aquatic box terrapin, aquatic box turtle, Coahuila box turtle, Coahuila turtle, water box turtle.
French
Tortue-boîte De Coahuila, Tortue-boîte Du Mexique.
Spanish
Galápago Caja Mexicano, Tortuga Coahuila.
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Coahuila box terrapin status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Coahuila box terrapin  
Coahuila box terrapin

© James H. Harding

James H. Harding
Instructor/ Herpetology Specialist
Dept. of Zoology/MSU Museum
205A Museum
West Circle Drive
Michigan State University
East Lansing
MI 48824
United States of America
hardingj@msu.edu

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