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Yellow-headed box turtle

(Cuora aurocapitata)

Description

Cuora aurocapitata is a turtle species described by Bi-tao Luo and Yu Zong 1988.The species is part of the Cuora family and the Geoemydidae family.IUCN categorizes Cuora aurocapitata globally as acute threatened.No subspecies are listed in the Catalog of Life.The species is endemic to the province of Anhui in China.

Taxonomic tree:

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