Indian narrow-head softshell turtle (Chitra indica)

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Indian narrow-head softshell turtle fact file

Indian narrow-head softshell turtle description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyTrionychidae
GenusChitra (1)

Information on the Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly

Also known as
Narrow-headed Softshell Turtle.
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Indian narrow-head softshell turtle 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 (March, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Indian narrow-head softshell turtle  
Indian narrow-head softshell turtle

© Chittaranjan Baruah / IUCN Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Chittaranjan Baruah
conservationbiology@ymail.com

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