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Travancore tortoise

(Indotestudo travancorica)

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Description

Indotestudo travancorica is a turtle species described by George Albert Boulenger in 1907.Indotestudo travancorica is part of the genus Indotestudo and the family tortoises.IUCN categorizes the species globally as vulnerable.No subspecies are listed in the Catalog of Life.The species occurs in southern India.It was introduced to Sulawesi and Halmahera.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Testudinidae
Genus:Indotestudo
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