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Three-striped roofed turtle

(Batagur dhongoka)

Description

Batagur dhongoka is a turtle from the Geoemydidae family.The species was long considered to be the genus Kachuga.The species was first scientifically described by John Edward Gray in 1834.Originally,the scientific name Emys dhongoka was used.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Geoemydidae
Genus:Batagur
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