Indochinese box turtle

The Indochinese box turtle is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Indochinese Box Turtle is also called the Flower Back Box Turtle, Flowered Box Turtle, Hundred Flower Box Turtle, White-Fronted Box Turtle, or Three Hill Box Turtle. Its scientific name is Cuora galbinifrons. More

The Indochinese box turtle is a strikingly mottled freshwater turtle. The high-domed carapace has alternating areas of yellowish cream and dark brown stripes that radiate out from the middle of the shell (2). More

An Indochinese box turtle (Cuora galbinifrons) eating a worm at Cuc Phuong National Park’s Turtle Conservation Center. The Indochinese box turtle is one of five focus species at the center. Contact us: ATCNetwork@fpt. More

The Indochinese Box turtle is hunted using dogs and baited traps, and is considered critically endangered. Photograph by Tim McCormack Contact us: ATCNetwork@fpt. More

drawing of an Indochinese Box Turtle on a variety of clothing and gift items. More

and taxa of the Indochinese Box Turtle complex, as suggested in Buskirk et al. More

Common names

Cuora galbinifrons in French - français
Hinterindische Scharnierschildkrote in German - Deutsch
indochinese box turtle in English - English
Indochinese Boxturtle in English - English
Indochinese doosschildpad in Dutch - Nederlands
Черепаха коробчатая in Russian - русский язык

Order : Testudines
Family : Geoemydidae
Genus : Cuora
Species : Cuora galbinifrons
Authority : Bourret, 1939