Cuora amboinensis (Riche in Daudin ) – Southeast Asian Box Turtle. Sabine Schoppe1 and Indraneil Das2. 1Katala Foundation Inc., P.O. Box , Puerto. The Southeast Asian Box Turtle, Cuora amboinensis (Family and continental Southeast Asia); and 4) Cuora amboinensis lineata McCord. Geographic Range. Malayan box turtles are found only in lowland tropical rainforest areas of Southeast Asia. Four subspecies of Cuora amboinensis occupy.

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Photo by Davide Carlino The young small female, born on July 20,in comparison with her grandmother. Box turtles in and adjacent to Loktak Lake, Manipur — India.

On some new species freshwater tortoises from North America, Ceylon and Australia. They reach sexual maturity after four to five years and have a life expectancy of between 25 and 30 years 5. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

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Pyxidea mouhotii Gray, There are four known subspecies of the South Asian box turtle; Cuora amboinensis amboinensis can be found in Indonesia and the Philippines, C. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cuora cuorw.

The oldest specimens, in fact, have a smooth carapace. Congo clawless otter Aonyx congicus. I have since learned that egg coloration varies amboinensie rose to pale yellow immediately upon deposition, but two to four days afterward a fertile egg shows a white blotch that will grow larger over the following days.

Munscher, and Stephen J. Read more about the Geoemydidae family.


Grey wagtail Motacilla cinerea. Females have short, stubby tails and shorter claws. It took me two years, in Aprilto find a potential mate for my female.

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Photo by Indraneil Das. It may NOT be used within Apps. Moluccas, Sulawesi, Philippines Type amboinenzis Status and Distribution of Nonmarine Turtles of the Philippines. For example, they can be found in the storm drains of Brunei. My incubators are set to 85 degrees Fahrenheit with a humidity level of 80 to 90 percent. Herpetological Review 48 2: One is a commercially manufactured model by Lucky Reptile that tends to dehydrate the vermiculite.

There are no major differences in form and size of the carapace between adult males and females.

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Should you keep wild-caught? These are seriously polluted, and yet seem to be extremely popular habitat for these turtles and other animals that can withstand eutrophication.

This page was last edited on 17 Februaryat Amphibians and Reptiles of Cebu, Philippines: Appendix II, as Cuora spp. Clemmys Emys Glyptemys Terrapene. Black river turtle Brown wood turtle Colombian wood turtle Furrowed wood turtle Large-nosed wood turtle Maracaibo wood turtle Mexican spotted wood turtle Painted wood turtle Spot-legged turtle.

Dufart, Paris [], pp. Barbour and Ernst, ; Barkzyk, Phylogenetic arrangement based on turtles of the world update: The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Superfamily Family Subfamily Genus. Laemmerzahland Jeffrey E. After copulation, females find a moist, well-drained area and dig a nest with their hind feet to lay the eggs in, which usually number from 1 to 5 spherical eggs per nest.


Amboina box turtle

Chinese three-striped box turtle Cuora trifasciata. A turtle is able to reproduce once it reaces the age of sexual maturity, which is at 4 or 5 years old. They can also swim very well, so the first line of defense used is to flee from perceived danger and hide along the pond or lake bottom. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

South Asian box turtle biology The South Asian keeled box turtle is primarily nocturnal and spends most of its day hiding under piles of leaf litter along banks of streams 5. Sexual characteristics start to become evident when the turtles reach about 4 inches in length.

Reptiles of Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand: Mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the Nature Reserves of Singapore – diversity, abundance and distribution. Onn, Chan Kin; J. All have a blackish olive head with three yellow stripes on the side.

It is primarily aquatic, although it may be found far from water, usually after rain and when humidity is high. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62 1: Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 4: However, illegal trade still poses a significant problem, for example, Aboinensis Kong documented an illegal import in of over 10, specimens 7.