Assam Roofed Turtle

Assam Roofed Turtle

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Assam roofed turtle is a species of the Geoemydidae family of turtles found in Assam and parts of eastern Bangladesh. It was formerly in the Batagur genus and defunct genus Kachuga.This turtle has an elevated carapace, tectiform, the keel ending in an elevated pointed nodosity on the third vertebral shield, forming a strong ridge on the last two vertebrals; posterior margin very strongly serrated; 26 marginal shields, instead of 24 as m all other species o the genus; first vertebral shield much broader in front than behind in the half-grown specimens, equally broad in front and behind in the adult; second vertebral shortest, broader than long, with straight posterior border; third vertebral considerably longer than broad, pointed behind, and forming a very narrow suture with the fourth, which tapers anteriorly and equals in length the first and second together; fifth vertebral not broader than fourth, pointed posteriorly.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136548631
  • 9786136548630