Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Testudines > Family: Tryonichidae > Genus: Trionyx > Species: Trionyx triunguis

Trionyx triunguis (Forsskål, 1775)

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Threat status Europe Not Applicable (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Testudo triunguis Forsskal, 1775
Trionyx aegytiacus Geoffroy, 1809
Trionyx niloticus Gray, 1831
Trionyx labiatus Bell, 1837
Trionyx mortoni Hallowell, 1844
Aspidonectes aspilus Cope , 1860
Fordia africana Gray, 1869
Trionyx triunguis subsp. rudolfianus Deraniyagala, 1948
Tryonix triunguis

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