Keeled box turtle

The Keeled Box Turtle (Pyxidea mouhotii) is a species of the turtle family Geoemydidae found in China (Hainan & southwestern Guangxi and possibly southern Yunnan), northern and Central Vietnam, Laos, northern Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Assam in India. More

Primarily herbivorous, keeled box turtles eat a wide variety of vegetation in the natural environment, with a preference for wild fallen fruits. They also eat some worms, snails and other meats. More

Unlike other turtles, the keeled box turtle is not aquatic, but is instead found in forests, often in deep layers of leaf litter, and in rocky, mountainous regions (2). More

The Keeled Box Turtle is also called the Vietnamese Keeled Box Turtle, the Thorn Turtle, Jagged-shell Box Turtle, Sawback Box Turtle, and the Keeled Backed Box Turtle. It's scientific name is Pyxidea mouhotii. More

my keeled box turtle eats stones!!?? is that abnormality?? - #1 Guest_pet_doug_* * * Group: Guests Posted 09 August 2003 - 09:18 AM i found some stones in More

On 9th October 2009, a Keeled Box Turtle (Cuora mouhotii) was brought to Education for Nature Vietnam’s office by a resident in Ha Noi. More

Keeled box turtle, Jagged-shell turtle, Tortue-boîte à trois carènes, Indische Dornschildkröte, Gekielde doosschildpad - Use the links below to jump to previous and next taxa in a text browser: Notochelys platynota - Malayan flat-shelled turtle Notochelys platynota - More

Keeled box turtle (Pyxidea mouhotii): This Asian box turtle has a brown shell with 1 large keel in the center and 2 smaller keels laterally. More

A variety of keeled box turtles were available in numerous food, medicinal, and pet markets in China. Most of the specimens were relatively small at around 4 inches or so. More

Rarely exceeding seven inches in length, the Keeled Box Turtle is a small animal. Unlike some other Asian turtles, they are not particularly colorful. They are usually brown in color and range in shade from light tan to dark brown or mahogany. More

Description: The keeled box turtle is a reptile found in the evergreen forests of India, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand and China. It has a golden carapace with a ridge running down the center. More

The Keeled Box Turtle/Pyxidea mouhotii is now often included in this genus but half of the authors still place it into its own Genus , see discussion there.The... More

The keeled box turtle has a brown or gray shell that is jagged along the back end. The color and shape of the shell help it hide from predators. Some people say this turtle looks like a leaf. More

The Keeled Box Turtle (Pyxidea mouhotii) is a terrestrial Asian turtle, for which destruction of forest habitat and widespread collection for trade represent a serious threat to the future of this poorly known species in the wild. More

Keeled Box Turtle, lucky for me, i cant find it. More

Common names

Dreikiel-Scharnierschildkrote in German - Deutsch
Jagged-shelled turtle in English - English
Keel-backed terrapin in English - English
keeled box turtle in English - English
KeeledBox Turtle in English - English
Pyxidea mouhotii in Spanish - español
коробчатая черепаха с килем in Russian - русский язык
Черепаха вьетнамская in Russian - русский язык
ヒラセガメ in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Testudines
Family : Geoemydidae
Genus : Cuora
Species : Cuora mouhotii
Authority : GRAY 1862