Pangshura tecta,
Indian roofed turtle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Pangshura
Gray, 1856

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Pangshura is a genus of geoemydid turtles endemic to South Asia. Its member species were formerly in the obsolete genus Kachuga.[1] A fifth member, Pangshura tatrotia, was described in 2010, but it is only known from Pliocene fossils.[2]


The described species are:


  2. Joyce, Walter G.; Lyson, Tyler R. (2010). "Pangshura tatrotia, a new species of pond turtle (Testudinoidea) from the Pliocene Siwaliks of Pakistan". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 8 (3): 449–458. doi:10.1080/14772019.2010.500879. ISSN 1477-2019.
  3. Rhodin 2010, p. 000.114
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