Taiwanese turtles, including hybrids

pictures 1 and 2

Left: hybrid Mauremys (Chinemys) reevesi x Ocadia sinensis, mother of hatchlings in picture 7 & 8
Right: Mauremys mutica

pictures 3 and 4

Left: Mauremys mutica
Right: Cuora trifasciata (captured from the wild in Taiwan)

picture 5

Close up of Cuora trifasciata

picture 6

Cuora flavomarginata hatchlings

picture 7

Offspring of hybrid female (shown picture 1 and 2) and unknown male

picture 8

Offspring of the same female and an unknown male of a different species.
This turtle has laid two clutches of eggs after being caught from the wild. It appears that the fathers of the two clutches belong to different species.

pictures 9 and 10

Mauremys (Chinemys) reevesi

picture 11

Unknown hybrid, probably a hybrid of three species

picture 12 and 13

Mauremys mutica x Mauremys (Ocadia) sinensis hybrid

I am grateful to Dr. Tien-Hsi Chen for showing me these turtles.

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