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Batagur  Gray, 1856
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202096

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Kachuga Gray, 1856
    Callagur Gray, 1870
    Tetronyx Lesson, 1832
    Batagurella Gray, 1869
    Dongoka Gray, 1869
    Cantorella Gray, 1870
  Common Name(s): river terrapins [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderTestudines Batsch, 1788 – tortues, Turtles, Terrapins, Tortoises  
                            SuborderCryptodira Cope, 1868  
                               SuperfamilyTestudinoidea Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  FamilyGeoemydidae Theobald, 1868  
                                     SubfamilyGeoemydinae Theobald, 1868  
                                        GenusBatagur Gray, 1856 – river terrapins  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Batagur affinis (Cantor, 1847) – Southern River Terrapin 
                                           Species Batagur baska (Gray, 1830) – River Terrapin, Tuntong, Common River Terrapin, Ranong River Terrapin, Northern River Terrapin 
                                           Species Batagur borneoensis (Schlegel and Müller, 1845) – Painted Terrapin 
                                           Species Batagur dhongoka (Gray, 1832) – Three-striped Roofed Turtle 
                                           Species Batagur kachuga (Gray, 1831) – Red-crowned Roofed Turtle 
                                           Species Batagur trivittata (Duméril and Bibron, 1835) – Burmese Roofed Turtle 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Batagur    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Batagur   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Iverson, John B.  
  Publication Date: 1992   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Revised Checklist with Distribution Maps of the Turtles of the World   
  Page(s): xiii + 363   
  Publisher: Privately Printed   
  Publication Place: Richmond, Indiana   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9617431-0-5   
  Reference for: Batagur   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turtle Taxonomy Working Group [van Dijk, P. P., J. Iverson, A. Rhodin, H. Shaffer, and R. Bour]  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: Turtles of the World, 7th Edition: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution with maps, and Conservation Status   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Research Monographs, no. 5, v. 7   
  Page(s): 329-479   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1088-7105   
  Notes: doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v7.2014 - Available online at   
  Reference for: Batagur   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Webb, Robert G.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Date of Publication of Gray's Catalogue of Shield Reptiles   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chelonian Conservation and Biology, vol. 1, no. 4   
  Page(s): 322-323   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1071-8443   
  Reference for: Batagur   

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