Melanochelys sinhaleyus Deraniyagala, 1953:4

Sinhalese pond turtle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Melanochelys trijuga sinhaleyus Deraniyagala, 1953:4

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Sri Lanka

 

Biology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Deraniyagala, P. E. P. (1953). A Colored Atlas of Some Vertebrates from Ceylon. Vol. 2. Tetrapod Reptilia. Ceylon Natural History Museum Publication, 101 pp.

 

Other references:

Turtle Extinctions Working Group et al. (2015). Turtles and Tortoises of the World During the Rise and Global Spread of Humanity: First Checklist and Review of Extinct Pleistocene and Holocene Chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5: 1-66.

 

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