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  • Common name:

    Chinese box turtle
  • ESF category:

    B
  • IUCN category:

    Endangered
  • CITES:

    INT - Appendix II
    EU - Appendix B
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Species Description

The Chinese box turtle, also known as the Yellow-margined box turtle, or Golden-headed turtle, is a species of Asian box turtle. Taxonomically, it has been called Cistoclemmys flavomarginata, Cuora flavomarginata, and Cyclemys flavomarginata. The Integrated Taxonomic Information System uses Cuora flavomarginata.