Endangered Black Marsh Turtle, Siebenrockiella crassicollis (Gray, 1831) (Reptilia, Testudines, Geoemydidae): distribution extension and first record from Belitung Island, Indonesia

Veryl Hasan, Josie South, Fitri Sil Valen, Sapto Andriyono

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Abstract

Black Marsh Turtle, Siebenrockiella crassicollis (Gray, 1831), is a freshwater turtle native across Southeast Asia and is categorized as Endangered according to the IUCN Red List. We report the first record of this species from Belitung, a remote island in Indonesia, based on photographs. The new record is approximately 200 km to the east of the nearest locality in Sumatra, and 250 km to the west of the nearest locality in Borneo.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)505-508
Number of pages4
JournalCheck List
Volume19
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023

Keywords

  • Biogeography
  • ecology
  • freshwater turtle
  • swamp
  • wetland

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