Yellow-headed box turtle (Cuora aurocapitata)

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Yellow-headed box turtle fact file

Yellow-headed box turtle description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
FamilyGeoemydidae
GenusCuora (1)

Information on the yellow-headed box turtle (Cuora aurocapitata) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Yellow-headed box turtle status

The yellow-headed box turtle is is classified as Critically Endangered (CR) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Critically Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (February, 2011)
    http://www.cites.org
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Yellow-headed box turtle, close-up of head  
Yellow-headed box turtle, close-up of head

© Roland Wirth

Roland Wirth
ZGAP e. V.
http://www.zgap.de

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