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Turtles (Testudines)

   Genera


Batagur
River Terrapins


Cuora
Asian Box Turtles


Cyclemys
Asian Leaf Turtles


Geoclemys
South Asian Spotted Pond Turtle


Geoemyda
Black-breasted Leaf Turtles


Hardella
Crowned River Turtle


Heosemys
Forest Turtles


Leucocephalon
Sulawesi Forest Turtle


Malayemys
Southeast Asian Snail-eating Turtles


Mauremys
Stripe-necked Turtles


Melanochelys
Indian Black Turtles


Morenia
Western Eyed Turtles


Notochelys
Malayan Flat-shelled Turtle


Orlitia
Malaysian Giant Turtle


Pangshura
Roofed Turtles


Rhinoclemmys
Neotropical Wood Turtles


Sacalia
Eastern Eyed Turtles


Siebenrockiella
Black Marsh Turtle & Philippine Pond Turtle


Vijayachelys
Cochin Forest Cane Turtle



Biodiversity of the family Geoemydidae Bibliography of the family Geoemydidae

Geoemydidae
Eastern Pond Turtles

Östliche Sumpfschildkröten
Østlige Sumpskildpadder




Contents:
  74 species of which 17 (23.0%) are endemic - 19 genera of which 2 (10.5%) are endemic (as of December 31st, 2018).

Remarks: Previously regarded as a subfamily of the family Emydidae and referred to as Batagurinae. Later, the subfamily was given status as a separate family as Bataguridae (Gaffney & Meylan 1988). Bour & Dubois (1986) demonstrated that the name Geoemydidae has precedence over Bataguridae.

Distribution:  Mexico, Central America, South America, S. Europe, N. Africa, Middle East, S. and E. Asia, Malay Archipelago.

Reported from:
Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, French Guiana, Gambia, Georgia, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, North Korea, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Surinam, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Venezuela, Vietnam.