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unidentified Asian turle


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Posted by merri on September 07, 2002 at 15:50:59:


carapace

close up of head

head on

plastron

side view

I was at my local pet store and they had these turles that were listed as leaf turtles (Cyclemys dentata). They did have a few leaf turtles, but they also had a couple of these, which are not leaf turtles. They do not have a plastral hinge. They have radiations on their carapace and plastron, their inframarginals are especially radiated.. They have many pink stripes on the neck. The lower jaw has pink spots on a whitish background. The head is dark brown with black splotches. The hind limbs are light pinkish orangish and dark brown. The anterior surface of the fore limbs is mainly dark brown, the posterior side is light pinkish orangish and dark brown.

I am fairly sure that they are from Asia. One of the Heosemys, maybe? Does anybody know what they are?

Thanks, Merri




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