Thai National Parks

Species of Thailand

Turtle and tortoise species in Thailand

Please note that some of species listed below may be extinct or no longer found in Thailand.

This list is result of our own cross-referencing of checklists from many sites, location data from scientific publications, IUCN website, books, blogs etc. We have also used location data from photos posted by photographers.

On 'wildlife' section of protected site pages you will see species that belongs to each park. These lists are far from being complete. If you have been to any of these locations and have seen any species not listed in related park page, please let us know.

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Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Sea and leatherback turtles (Family: Dermochelyidae and Cheloniidae)
Platysternidae (Family: Platysternidae)
Softshell turtles (Family: Trionychidae)
Freshwater pond turtles (Family: Geoemydidae)
Mangrove terrapins (Genus: Batagur)
Southeast Asian box turtles (Genus: Cuora)
Asian leaf turtles (Genus: Cyclemys)
Asian pond turtles (Genus: Heosemys)
Snail-eating turtles (Genus: Malayemys)
Flat-shelled turtle (Genus: Notochelys)
Pond turtles (Genus: Siebenrockiella)
Tortoises (Family: Testudinidae)
Asian elongated tortoises (Genus: Indotestudo)
Asian tortoises (Genus: Manouria)