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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Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! S mainland Indochina, Thailand Phang-Nga etc. Photo by Amboijensis Carlino Portrait of Cuora amboinensis. All have a blackish olive head with three yellow stripes on the side. On the distribution of Emydid turtles and the Anuran genus Microhyla in the Philippines. It contains a few inches of water heated by an adjustable aquarium heater. There are four known subspecies of the South Asian box turtle; Cuora amboinensis amboinensis can be found in Indonesia and the Philippines, C.

The only true way of telling age is to guess by the texture of the shell, amboinendis growth rings form irregularly.

Cuora amboinensis can be quite difficult to breed in captivity, compared with other box turtles. Balkan pond turtle Caspian turtle Chinese pond turtle Chinese stripe-necked turtle Japanese pond turtle Red-necked pond turtle Spanish pond turtle Vietnamese pond turtle Yellow pond turtle.

Amphibians and Reptiles of Cebu, Philippines: Grey wagtail Motacilla cinerea. Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for ambojnensis, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only.


The turtle fauna of Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India with notes on natural history and conservation status.

Females have short, stubby tails and shorter claws. Emys couro SchweiggerTerrapene bicolor Bell distribution: Our local population could possible consist of released individuals. Accessed December 31, at https: Incubation The act of incubating eggs, that is, keeping them warm so that development is possible. Dufart, Paris [], pp. Feeding occurs in the water and accomodates their highly aquatic lifestyle. This requires me to check the eggs often and to add additional water, if necessary.

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Cuora amboinensis

Laemmerzahl, and Jeffrey E. In the water, I also provide my Asian box turtles with chicory Amboinesnis intybusdandelion Taraxacum officinalecommon sowthistle Sonchus oleraceuswatercress, water hyacinth, water lettuce and water lentil. Generally, males posses a slightly more concave cuofa, longer, thicker tails, and larger claws when mature.

Senegal bluetail Ischnura senegalensis. Appendix II, as Cuora spp. Photo by Indraneil Das. Description The Malayan Box Terrapin has a highly domed carapace with smooth margins and five scutes along the vertebrae.

A piece of tilted glass prevents condensation from dropping onto the eggs, which could damage them or inhibit proper development. The water in this juvenile enclosure is filtered by a small filter and pump. Herpetological Natural History 4 1: Conservation plans are underway to devise a strategy to stablize this decline. After finding a safe nesting spot and laying their eggs, these turtles do not amnoinensis any further parental care.


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For example, they can be found in the storm drains of Brunei. Molluscs A diverse group of invertebrates, mainly marine, that have one or all of the following; a horny, toothed ribbon in the mouth the radulaa shell covering the upper surface of the body, and a mantle or mantle cavity with a type of gill. Edition Chimaira, pp.

Chelonian Research Monographs No. During the warmest months they smboinensis kept in an outdoor enclosure with an aquatic section located between two land areas comprised of differing substrates. Several distinct populations are believed to represent up to 4 more subspecies, or at least striking varieties. All About Coral Snakes. Conservation Biology of Freshwater Turtles and Tortoises: Keeled box turtle Cuora mouhotii.

These turtles have a mating ritual very similar to that of other box turtles. Histoire Naturelle des Rainettes, des Grenouilles et des Crapauds. Although Cuora amboinensis is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN[8] they are able to thrive in some areas of the world. He is a medical student who currently maintains about specimens of more than 50 turtle and tortoise species, and he breeds amboinfnsis than 20 species.

Photo by Davide Carlino There are no major differences in form and size of the carapace between adult males and females. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.