Species of Thailand
Malayan flat-shelled turtle
Binomial name: Notochelys platynota, John Edward Gray, 1834
The Malayan flat-shelled turtle (Notochelys platynota) is a species of turtle found in Southeast Asia.
Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, West Malaysia, Indonesia (Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Bangka), Vietnam, Singapore.
Type locality: "in India Orientali", later restricted to "Sumatra; Singapore" by Gray (1863:177).
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- Notochelys platynota
- German: Plattrücken-Schildkröte
- Malayan flat-shelled turtle
- Flat-shelled turtle
- Notochelys platynota, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
- Notochelys platynota, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
- Notochelys platynota, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
- Notochelys platysnota, Wirot Nutaphand (1979)
- Cistudo bankanensis, Pieter Bleeker (1889)
- Cyclemys platynota, George Albert Boulenger (1889)
- Cistudo bankanensis (nomen nudum), Pieter Bleeker (1889)
- Cyclemys giebelii, Ambrosius Arnold Willem Hubrecht (1881)
- Notochelys platynota, John Edward Gray (1873)
- Notochelys platynota, John Edward Gray (1864)
- Notochelys platynota, John Edward Gray (1863)
- Cyclemys platynota, John Edward Gray (1856)
- Emys platynotha, John Edward Gray (1835)
- Emys platynota, John Edward Gray (1834)
- Emys platynotha, John Edward Gray (1834)
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- Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
- Narathiwat Province
- Pattani Province
- Songkhla Province
- Trang Province
Range map of Notochelys platynota in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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