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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Cladus: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Trionychoidea

Familia: Trionychidae
Subfamilia: Trionychinae
Genus: Chitra
Species: C. chitra - C. indica - C. vandijki


Chitra Gray, 1844

Chitra is a genus of turtles in the family Trionychidae.

Chitra chitra Nutaphand, 1986 – Asian narrow-headed softshell turtle[1]
C. c. chitra Nutaphand, 1986 – Siamese narrow-headed softshell turtle[1]
C. c. javanensis McCord & Pritchard, 2003 – Javanese narrow-headed softshell turtle[1]
Chitra indica (Gray, 1830) – Indian narrow-headed shelled turtle[1]
Chitra vandijki McCord & Pritchard, 2003 – Burmese narrow-headed softshell turtle[1]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Chitra.

Rhodin 2010, p. 000.126


Gray JE (1844). Catalogue of the Tortoises, Crocodiles, and Amphisbænians, in the Collection of the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum. (Edward Newman, printer). viii + 80 pp. (Chitra, new genus, p. 49).
Rhodin, Anders G.J.; van Dijk, Peter Paul; Iverson, John B.; Shaffer, H. Bradley (2010-12-14). "Turtles of the World 2010 Update: Annotated Checklist of Taxonomy, Synonymy, Distribution and Conservation Status" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2010-12-15.

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