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Heosemys spinosa (Spiny turtle)

Synonyms: Emys spinosa; Geoemyda spinosa

Wikipedia Abstract

The spiny turtle (Heosemys spinosa) inhabits lowland and hill rainforest, usually in the vicinity of small streams, mainly in hill areas up to 900 m.
View Wikipedia Record: Heosemys spinosa

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Heosemys spinosa

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  23 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo montane rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mentawai Islands rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian montane rain forests Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulu Archipelago rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran lowland rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bukit Tigah Puluh National Park 360578 Sumatra, Indonesia
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve II 411 Singapore
Danau Sentarum National Park 347674 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Gunung Leuser National Park II 2203368 Sumatra, Indonesia
Khaoen Si Nakarin National Park II 459154 Thailand
Pasoh Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Sungai Lalang Forest Reserve Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Taman Negara National Park II 1122273 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

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

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Abilene Zoological Gardens
Charles Paddock Zoo
Chessington World of Adventures, Ltd.
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Ellen Trout Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
John L. Behler Chelonian
Knoxville Zoological Gardens
Melbourne Zoo
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Wybrzeza
Moscow Zoological Park
Musee d'Histoire Naturelle de Tournai
Nat'l Mississippi River Museum & Aquar
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
North of England Zoological Society
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Randers Regnskov
San Diego Zoo
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Tennessee Aquarium
Toronto Zoo
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Turtle Back Zoo
Whipsnade Wild Animal Park
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Negara Malaysia
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoological Society of London
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologicka Zahrada Mesta Brna
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen

Distribution

Myanmar (= Burma) (Tenasserim), Philippine Islands, S Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo) Terra typica: Penang [West Malaysia];

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Citations

Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011