Taxon profile


Flat-tailed Tortoise
Pyxis planicauda (Grandidier, 1867)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Testudinidae - tortoises »  genus Pyxis

Scientific synonyms

Acinyxis planicauda

Other names

= Flat-shelled Spider Tortoise

Critically Endangered
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [19036]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Pyxis planicauda (Grandidier, 1867)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Pyxis planicauda (Grandidier, 1867)]

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