Conservation Actions

It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Action Plan

Philippine Pond Turtle Action Plan 2012 - IUCN/SSC Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Location Information

No information available.

Geographic Range



Population Information

No information available.


Known from only 4 specimens this species has acquired a mythical reputation that will make any further animals extremely valuable in the pet trade. There are no data to estimate its extent of occurrence, but it is presumed to be either extremely rare or restricted to one or very few small localities.


IUCN Red List Account Link

Please click here to see the species' IUCN Red List Account page.

Photo Credits

Roland Wirth (category image)

Katala Foundation Inc. (featured image)