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Differentiating Cuora galbinifrons subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

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Articles picturing Cuora galbinifrons subspecies in detail can be seen at:

Cuora galbinifrons bourreti  - Visual Determination of Subspecies

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons  - Visual Determination of Subspecies

Cuora galbinifrons picturata  - Visual Determination of Subspecies

 

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Differentiating Cuora galbinifrons subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Cuora galbinifrons bourreti  - Visual Determination of Subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons  - Visual Determination of Subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

Cuora galbinifrons picturata  - Visual Determination of Subspecies - Chris Tabaka DVM

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Differentiating Male and Female Cuora galbinifrons (Flowerback Box Turtle) - Chris Tabaka DVM and Sharon Chancellor, MT

 


The latest Ask the Vet column in the World Chelonian Trust print newsletter (August, 2002) contains a medical column on the most commonly faced problems and solutions in this species.

 

Step by step comparison

 

1. Plastron:

Cuora galbinifrons picturata

Cuora galbinifrons bouretti

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons

 

2. Side view/profile:

Cuora galbinifrons picturata

Cuora galbinifrons bouretti

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons

 

3. Facial features:

Cuora galbinifrons picturata

Cuora galbinifrons bouretti

Cuora galbinifrons galbinifrons

 

If the above is insufficient for you to identify your Cuora galbinifrons subspecies please feel free to send a digital picture of your animal to Chris Tabaka DVM at zoovets@chelonia.org   or Sharon Chancellor at SharonChancellor@chelonia.org for assistance.

                                     


 

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