Cuora amboinensis (Riche in Daudin ) – Southeast Asian Box Turtle. Sabine Schoppe1 and Indraneil Das2. 1Katala Foundation Inc., P.O. Box , Puerto. The Southeast Asian Box Turtle, Cuora amboinensis (Family and continental Southeast Asia); and 4) Cuora amboinensis lineata McCord. Geographic Range. Malayan box turtles are found only in lowland tropical rainforest areas of Southeast Asia. Four subspecies of Cuora amboinensis occupy.

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Various aquatic plants are kept in the water, and for land I provide a plastic box measuring 20 by 12 inches, filled with a 1: It seems that your browser does not have Javascript enabled. Where I live in Italy, I keep my Asian box turtles outside for about six months of the year and inside for the other six. Ccuora amboinensis Daudin Archived from the original PDF on 17 December Appendix II, as Cuora spp.

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Four subspecies of Cuora amboinensis occupy different areas within this region. The main threat to this species, like other box turtles, is over-collection for the food and pet trade. It is omnivorous, preferring to feed on aquatic plants and fung although it eats worms and aquatic insects as well.

The top of the head is black with bright yellow stripes on both sides. Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Reptarium The Reptile Database. Assam roofed turtle Brown roofed turtle Indian roofed turtle Indian tent turtle.


ADW: Cuora amboinensis: INFORMATION

Sibuyan — das Galapagos Asiens. Barbour and Ernst, ; Barkzyk, This color change indicates that the egg is fertile. After copulation, females find a moist, well-drained area ciora dig a nest with their hind feet to lay the eggs in, which usually number from 1 to 5 spherical eggs per nest.

A piece of tilted glass prevents condensation from dropping onto the eggs, which could damage them or inhibit proper development.

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It contains a few inches of water heated by an adjustable aquarium heater. It is especially favored by females that are developing eggs.

The species is still relatively common in most of its range, perhaps due to its ability to adapt to a variety of habitats, including rice fields and the vicinity of human settlements. About 60 days later, give or take a couple weeks, I found my first two Asian box turtle eggs. The amphibians and reptiles of Panay Island, Philippines. Asian Herpetological Research 4 1: New arrivals should be taken to a reptile veterinarian soon after procurement for a fecal exam and to treat for internal parasites, if necessary.

Photo by Davide Carlino A female eating figs and watermelon. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Illustration in Elaphe 10 1: Feeding occurs in the water and accomodates their highly aquatic lifestyle. Chimaira, Frankfurt, pp. Download pdf Adobe Acrobat 6. On each side of the head, there are three yellow stripes: Herpetological investigations in Phang-Nga Province, southern Peninsular Thailand, with a list of reptile species and notes on their biology.

Asian Box Turtle Care Tips And Breeding Notes

They are omnivorous, with younger turtles tending towards more meat consumption and older turtles eating a more herbivorous diet. After about 60 days of quarantine I put them together in the same tank for the first time. These are seriously polluted, and yet seem to be extremely popular habitat for these turtles and other animals that can withstand eutrophication. My other incubator is home-made from a polystyrene box. Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used cuoa a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, cuoda or educational purposes only.


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Asian Box Turtle Care Tips And Breeding Notes

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I would like to thank Nicola Amboinenwis, who shares my passion for this wonderful turtle, and for frequent exchanges of views and data that allowed me to better study Cuora amboinensis. Alcala, and Rogelio V. This is likely to contribute to the low reproductive rate of box turtles. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

Email us at dbsthh nus. The Malayan Box Terrapin has a highly domed carapace with smooth margins and five scutes along the vertebrae. The water cuoa in the enclosure is maintained within similar parameters.