Female Chinese striped-neck turtle Ocadia sinensis, photographed by Tim McCormack.

Belongs within: Testudinoidae.

The Batagurinae are a clade of freshwater turtles found in Asia.

Synapomorphies (from Gaffney & Meylan 1988): Fissura ethmoidalis oval and broad; frontals sometimes excluded from orbital rim by prefrontal-postorbital contact; foramen palatinum posterius small, excluded from pterygoid.

    |--+--Orlitia borneoensis GM88, CP03
    |  `--Siebenrockiella crassicollis GM88, CP03
    `--+--+--Geoclemmys hamiltoni GM88, CP03 [=Damonia hamiltoni USDI77]
       |  `--+--Malayemys subtrijuga GM88, CP03
       |     `--Chinemys GM88
       |          |--C. megalocephala CP03
       |          |--C. nigricans CP03
       |          `--C. reevesi CP03
       `--+--Hieremys annandalii GM88, CP03
          `--+--Ocadia sinensis GM88, CP03
             `--+--+--Batagur baska GM88, CP03
                |  `--Callagur borneoensis GM88, CP03
                |--+--Hardella thurgi GM88, CP03
                |  `--Morenia GM88
                |       |--M. ocellata CP03
                |       `--M. petersi CP03
                `--Kachuga GM88
                     |--*K. kachuga CP03
                     |--K. dhongokha CP03
                     |--K. smithii CP03
                     |--K. tecta CP03
                     `--K. tentoria CP03

Hybrids: Ocadia glyphistoma McCord & Iverson 1994 [=O. sinensis × Mauremys annamensis] D03
         Ocadia philippeni McCord & Iverson 1992 [=O. sinensis × Cuora trifasciata] D03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CP03] Claude, J., E. Paradis, H. Tong & J.-C. Auffray. 2003. A geometric morphometric assessment of the effects of environment and cladogenesis on the evolution of the turtle shell. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 79: 485-501.

[D03] Dalton, R. 2003. Mock turtles. Nature 423: 219-220.

[GM88] Gaffney, E. S., & P. A. Meylan. 1988. A phylogeny of turtles. In The Phylogeny and Classification of the Tetrapods, vol. 1. Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds (M. J. Benton, ed.) pp. 157-219. Clarendon Press: Oxford.

[USDI77] USDI (United States Department of the Interior). 1977. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants - republication of list of species. Federal Register 42: 36420-36431.

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