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Cuora bourreti OBST & REIMANN, 1994

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Higher TaxaGeoemydidae (Geoemydinae), Testudinoidea, Testudines (turtles) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Bourret’s Box Turtle
G: Bourrets Scharnierschildkröte 
SynonymCuora galbinifrons bourreti OBST & REIMANN, 1994
Cuora galbinifrons bourreti — BECKER 1999
Cistoclemmys galbinifrons bourreti — OBST 2003
Cuora galbinifrons bourreti — STUART & PARHAM 2004
Cuora bourreti — SPINKS et al. 2007
Cistoclemmys bourreti — HEUBERGER & HEUBERGER 2008
Cuora bourreti — NGUYEN et al. 2009 
DistributionC Vietnam, Laos  
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: MNHN (previously HNUV T60) 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Rene Leon Bourret (1884-1957), a French zoologist and herpetologist. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Blanck, T. 2013. Zu Besuch bei Cuora galbinifrons auf Hainan, China. Reptilia (Münster) 18 (99): 100-109 - get paper here
  • Fritz U; Obst F J 1998. Neue Schildkröten aus Südostasien Teil I. Platysternidae und Bataguridae (Cuora). Sauria 20 (4): 9–22 - get paper here
  • Heuberger, W. & Heuberger, K. 2008. Erfolgreiche Haltung und mehrfache Nachzucht von Cistoclemmys (galbinifrons) bourreti, der hinterindischen Scharnierschildkröte. Reptilia (Münster) 13 (72): 64-71 - get paper here
  • Jarvis, P & Augustine, L 2018. Cuora bourreti (Bourret's Box Turtle) Brumation, oviposition and incubation Herpetological Review 49 (3): 486-487 - get paper here
  • Ly, T.; Hoang, H.D. & Stuart, B.L. 2011. Market turtle mystery solved in Vietnam. Biological Conservation
  • McLaughlin, Connor J. and C. Tristan Stayton 2016. Convergent Evolution Provides Evidence of Similar Radiations in Shell Shape in the Turtle Families Emydidae and Geoemydidae Herpetologica Jun 2016, Vol. 72, No. 2: 120-129.
  • Nguyen, Luan Thanh; Ha Van Hoang, Thang Tai Nguyen, McCormack Timothy E.M., Sang Ngoc Nguyen 2016. A COLLECTION OF AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES FROM BAC HUONG HOA NATURE RESERVE, QUANG TRI PROVINCE, VIETNAM - get paper here
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Obst, F. J. & M. REIMANN 1994. Bemerkenswerte Variabilität bei Cuora galbinifrons BOURRET, 1939, mit Beschreibung einer neuen geographischen Unterart: Cuora galbinifrons bourreti subsp. nov. (Reptilia: Testudines: Bataguridae). Zool. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden, 48 (7): 125-138.
  • Obst, F.J. 2003. Sumpfschildkröten. Draco 4 (13): 4-18 - get paper here
  • Spinks, Phillip Q.; Shaffer, H. Bradley 2007. Conservation phylogenetics of the Asian box turtles (Geoemydidae, Cuora): mitochondrial introgression, numts, and inferences from multiple nuclear loci. Conservation Genetics 8(3):641-657 - get paper here
  • Stuart, B.L. and James Ford Parham 2004. Molecular phylogeny of the critically endangered Indochinese box turtle (Cuora galbinifrons). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31 (1): 164-177 - get paper here
  • Stuart, Bryan L.; Chris D. Hallam, Sengphachanh Sayavong, Chanthalaphone Nanthavong, Sengmany Sayaleng, Outhai Vongsa, and William G. Robichaud 2011. Two Additions to the Turtle Fauna of Laos. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 10(1):113-116
 
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