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  • Title
    New distribution records of tortoises (Chelonia: Testudinidae) from Barak Valley, Assam, northeastern india with notes on ecology and vernacular traditional taxonomy
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    India is home to five species of tortoises of which the two endangered species are found in northeastern India. We report for first time new distributional records of Indotestudo elongata and additional site records of Manouria emys phayrei from 17 different locations in the Barak Valley region of Assam. 
    Attribution
    Das Kulendra Chandra, Gupta Abhik (2015). Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(7) pp. 7017-7023; doi:10.11609/jott.1902.7017-7023
  • Title
    Site records of softshell turtles (Chelonia: Trionychidae) from Barak Valley, Assam, northeastern India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    We report for the first time the occurrence of four species of Trionychid turtles Nilssonia gangetica, N. hurum, Chitra indica and Lissemys punctata andersonii from 57 sites in the Barak Valley region of Assam, northeastern India. Sites of occurrence include rivers, small streams, floodplain lakes and ox-bows.
    Attribution
    Das K.C., Gupta A. (2011). Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(3) pp. 1722-1726; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2487.1722-6