Photo by M. Kerlen
Photo by M. Kerlen

Common name: Malayan box turtle, Southeast Asian box turtle or Amboina box turtle
Size: Maximum of 22 cm, common 20 cm
Distribution: Area between Bangladesh, Indonesia and Philipines
Habitat: Swamps, small lakes, slow flowing streams
Vivaria: Aquaria containing swimming area and dry basking area
Diet: In captivity omnivore, in nature mainly herbivore
Subspecies: C. a. amboinensis, C. a. couro, C. a. kamaroma, C. a. lineate
Cites status: Appendix II