Check List 19(4): 505-508, doi: 10.15560/19.4.505
Endangered Black Marsh Turtle, Siebenrockiella crassicollis (Gray, 1831) (Reptilia, Testudines, Geoemydidae): distribution extension and first record from Belitung Island, Indonesia
expand article infoVeryl Hasan, Josie South§, Fitri Sil Valen|, Sapto Andriyono#
‡ Airlangga Unversity, Surabaya, Indonesia§ University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom| Brawijaya university, Malang, Indonesia¶ Generasi Biologi Indonesia Foundation, Gresik, Indonesia# Universitas Airlangga, Surabaya, Indonesia
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Black Marsh Turtle, Siebenrockiella crassicollis (Gray, 1831), is a freshwater turtle native across Southeast Asia and is categorized as Endangered according to the IUCN Red List. We report the first record of this species from Belitung, a remote island in Indonesia, based on photographs. The new record is approximately 200 km to the east of the nearest locality in Sumatra, and 250 km to the west of the nearest locality in Borneo.

Biogeography, ecology, swamp, freshwater turtle, wetland