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  • Common name:

    Spiny turtle
  • ESF category:

    A
  • IUCN category:

    Endangered
  • CITES:

    INT - Appendix II
    EU - Appendix B
  • Registered animals:

    1
  • Studbook coordinators:

    Merijn Kerlen
    Martin van Wees
  • Register your animals

    To register your animals or if you have other questions, please contact the studbook coordinator.

Species Description

The spiny turtle (Heosemys spinosa) inhabits lowland and hill rainforest, usually in the vicinity of small streams, mainly in hill areas up to 900 m above sea level.