Indian black turtle

Indian black turtle, Emyde noire More

Indian Black Turtle or Indian Pond Terrapin Melanochelys trijuga is a species of turtle found in South Asia. Distribution - N Bangladesh, C Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Chagos Islands and Nepal. More

The Indian black turtle is the commonest and most widespread hardshell. The Indian roofted turtle, so called because of its elevated tent-link carapace, is found in the Ganges, Brahmaputra and the Indus river system. More

E: Indian Black Turtle, Indian Pond Terrapin G: Schwarzbauch-Erdschildkr More

Common names

indian black turtle in English - English
Indian Black Turtle, Indian Pond Terrapin in English - English
Schwarzbauch-Erdschildkrote in German - Deutsch
Черепаха трехкилевая индийская черная in Russian - русский язык

Order : Testudines
Family : Geoemydidae
Genus : Melanochelys
Species : Melanochelys trijuga
Authority : SCHWEIGGER 1812