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Batagur baska (Batagur; River Terrapin)

Synonyms: Batagur baska; Emys baska; Emys batagur; Emys tetraonyx; Tetraonyx lessonii; Tetronyx baska; Tetronyx longicollis; Trionyx cuvieri

Wikipedia Abstract

The northern river terrapin (Batagur baska), is a species of riverine turtle. It is one of the most critically endangered turtle species according to a 2000 assessment by the IUCN.
View Wikipedia Record: Batagur baska

Infraspecies

Batagur baska baska (Synonym of Batagur baska, River terrapin)
Batagur baska ranongensis (Synonym of Batagur baska, River terrapin)

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Batagur baska

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  22 years
Top 100 Endangered [2]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Goadavari-Krishna mangroves India Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Indochina mangroves Thailand, Cambodia, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Irrawaddy freshwater swamp forests Myanmar Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Myanmar Coast mangroves India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Mangroves  
Myanmar coastal rain forests Myanmar, Bangladesh Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran lowland rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran peat swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sundarbans mangroves Bangladesh, India Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tonle Sap freshwater swamp forests Cambodia, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Berbak National Park II 423927 Sumatra, Indonesia
Putrajaya Wetland Wetland Reserve 487 Malaysia
Sunderban National Park 261613 India  
Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve VI 688326 Cambodia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Emblem of

Cambodia

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Stunkardia dilymphosa <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Cleveland Metroparks Zooaffinis
Dusit (Bangkok) Zoological Park
Honolulu Zoo
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust
Nakhon Ratchasima Zool. Park
San Diego Zoo
 affinis
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Songkhla Zoo
Zoo Negara Malaysia
Zoo Taiping & Night Safari
Zoological Garden Prague

Distribution

Myanmar (= Burma) (Irrawaddy River), S Thailand, S Vietnam, West Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra), India, Bangladesh Terra typica: India;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Baillie, J.E.M. & Butcher, E. R. (2012) Priceless or Worthless? The world’s most threatened species. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom. 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access