Animalia > Chordata > Reptilia > Testudines > Geoemydidae > Cuora > Cuora aurocapitata

Cuora aurocapitata (Yellow-headed Box Turtle)

Synonyms: Cuora pani aurocapitata

Wikipedia Abstract

The yellow-headed box turtle (Cuora aurocapitata) or golden-headed box turtle is a proposed species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae (formerly Bataguridae). It is sometimes considered a subspecies Cuora pani aurocapitata of Pan's box turtle. This turtle is endemic to the central Chinese Anhui province.
View Wikipedia Record: Cuora aurocapitata

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Cuora aurocapitata


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Changjiang Plain evergreen forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Anhui Chinese Alligator Nature Reserve China

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society


China (Anhui Province) Terra typica: Nanling County, Anhui (China);

External References



Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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