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Indotestudo elongata (BLYTH, 1854)

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Higher TaxaTestudinidae, Testudines (turtles) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Elongated Tortoise, Yellow-headed tortoise
G: Gelbkopf-Landschildkröte 
SynonymTestudo elongata BLYTH 1854
Testudo elongata — GRAY 1857: 342
Testudo parallelus ANNANDALE 1913
Geochelone elongata — PRITCHARD 1979
Indotestudo elongata — BOUR 1980
Indotestudo elongata — OBST 1985
Geochelone (Indotestudo) elongata — ALDERTON 1988
Indotestudo elongata — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 456
Indotestudo elongata — COX et al. 1998: 132
Indotestudo elongata — ZIEGLER 2002: 157
Indotestudo elongata — TTWG 2014 
DistributionNepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, NE India (Assam, Jalpaiguri, East Bengal, and Singhbhum in Bihar), Myanmar (= Burma), Laos, Thailand (incl. Phuket), Cambodia, Vietnam, W Malaysia, S China

Type locality: Arakan, Tenasserim, Myanmar (= Burma). Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous. 
Typessyntypes: ZSI 796, 798–800 
CommentType species: Testudo elongata BLYTH 1854 is the type species of the genus Indotestudo LINDHOLM 1929: 285. 
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