First record of the Assam Leaf Turtle Cyclemys gemeli (Fritz et al. 2008) (Reptilia: Testudines: Geoemydidae) from the Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya, India

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Aditya Pradhan
Niran Chettri
Saibal Sengupta


An individual of the Assam Leaf Turtle Cyclemys gemeli was sighted at an elevation of 580m in Darjeeling.  This is the first record of the species from the Darjeeling-Sikkim Himalaya, India.  Photographs and locality record of the sighting are provided in the present communication.


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