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Pelodiscus maackii (Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle)

Synonyms: Amyda maacki; Trionyx maackii

Wikipedia Abstract

Pelodiscus maackii, commonly known as the Amur softshell turtle or the northern Chinese softshell turtle, is a species of turtle found in the Russian Far East, northeastern China, and Korea.
View Wikipedia Record: Pelodiscus maackii


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Japan Japan No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)


C/S China (Liaoning, Shaanxi, Anhui, Zhejiang), N Vietnam, Hainan, Taiwan, S Far East (Russia), Korea, Bonin Islands, Indonesia (Timor), Japan, Thailand and W Malaysia (introduced), USA (introduced to Hawaii) Terra typica: Manzhouli Terra typica: "klein;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Gibson, 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
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Specially protected natural territories of the Russian Federation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License