The Sri Lankan pond turtle is a subspecies of the Indian black turtle and is found in South Asia. This species is a freshwater turtle and is most active during the early mornings and evenings. Most of the day they bask in the sun. The subspecies, Sri Lankan pond turtle, tend to spend more time in burrows and have a flatter carapace than the other subspecies. They are omnivorous and breed during the wet seasons.
Locality: Bangladesh; India; Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka
Species: trijuga coronata
Status: Cites 2
IUCN Status: Least Concern (LC)