A first distribution record of the Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1830) (Reptilia: Testudines: Trionychidae) from Mizoram, India

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Gospel Zothanmawia Hmar
Dadina Zote
Hmar Betlu Ramengmawii
Kulendra Chandra Das
Hmar Tlawmte Lalremsanga


The Trionychid turtle species composition remains poorly documented in Mizoram. So far, only three turtle species under this family has been reported by previous workers. Here, we report the occurrence of Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Nilssonia hurum (Gray, 1831) based on two individuals collected from Buhchangphai and Serlui, Mizoram, India.


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