Aubry's flapshell turtle

Aubry's flapshell turtle
Not recognized (IUCN 2.3)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Trionychidae
Genus: Cycloderma
Species: C. aubryi
Binomial name
Cycloderma aubryi
(Duméril, 1856)[1]
  • Cryptopus aubryi Duméril, 1856
  • Cryptopodus aubryi Duméril, 1856
  • Cycloderma aubryi Duméril, 1860
  • Heptathyra aubryi Cope, 1860

Aubry's flapshell turtle (Cycloderma aubryi)[3] is a species of softshell turtle in the Trionychidae family. It is found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zaire, Gabon, the Cabinda Province of Angola and likely in the Central African Republic.[4] In 1996, the IUCN listed it as least concern, but they do not list it anymore.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 Rhodin, Anders G.J.; van Dijk, Peter Paul; Inverson, John B.; Shaffer, H. Bradley (2010-12-14). "Turtles of the world, 2010 update: Annotated checklist of taxonomy, synonymy, distribution and conservation status" (PDF). Chelonian Research Monographs. 5: 000.124. doi:10.3854/crm.5.000.checklist.v3.2010. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2010-12-15.
  2. Fritz Uwe; Peter Havaš (2007). "Checklist of Chelonians of the World" (PDF). Vertebrate Zoology. 57 (2): 313–314. ISSN 1864-5755. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-12-17. Retrieved 29 May 2012.

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