Three-keeled land tortoise (Melanochelys tricarinata)

Also known as: Three-keeled land turtle, Tricarinate hill turtle
Synonyms: Chaibassia theobaldi, Geoemyda tricarinata
  
French: Emyde Indienne À Trois Carènes, Géoémyde Tricarénée, Tortue Tricarénée
Spanish: Galápago Terrestre
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyGeoemydidae
GenusMelanochelys (1)

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

Information on the three-keeled land tortoise is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (August, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org