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Amboina Box Turtle – Hong Kong Wildlife | 馬來閉殼龜 – 香港野生動物

There are only 5 species of freshwater turtles native to Hong Kong. But more than 5 other species can be found in here, and they were introduced. This is one of them.

Amboina box turtle (Cuora amboinensis) is also called Southeast Asian box turtle or Malayan box turtle.

Cuora amboinensis (Daudin, 1802)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Testudinoidea
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Cuora
Species: amboinensis

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