A first distribution record of the Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1830) (Reptilia: Testudines: Trionychidae) from Mizoram, India

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Lalmuansanga
Lalbiakzuala
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5142-3511
Gospel Zothanmawia Hmar
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6529-2479
Dadina Zote
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9535-4455
Vanlalhruaia
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0929-8395
Hmar Betlu Ramengmawii
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7661-0150
Kulendra Chandra Das
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7982-3629
Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3080-8647

Abstract

The Trionychid turtle species composition remains poorly documented in Mizoram. So far, only three turtle species under this family has been reported by previous workers. Here, we report the occurrence of Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1831) based on two individuals collected from Buhchangphai and Serlui, Mizoram, India.

 

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Lalmuansanga, Lalbiakzuala, Gospel Zothanmawia Hmar, Dadina Zote, Vanlalhruaia, Hmar Betlu Ramengmawii, Kulendra Chandra Das and Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga 2021. A first distribution record of the Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1830) (Reptilia: Testudines: Trionychidae) from Mizoram, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 14 (Mar. 2021), 17036–17040. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6712.12.14.17036-17040.
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