features: Head pale orange with faint
black spots and streaks. Spikes in back edge of carapace.
vertebral keel on midline of carapace. Serrated rear margin of the carapace. Carapace is brown to olive gray in color. Plastron yellow
with black lines radiating outward form a black blotch
on each scute, although the black lines sometimes disappear
in older animals. (Stuart et al., 2001)
Size: Carapace to 48 cm. (Stuart et al., 2001)
Males have a slightly concave plastron and longer, thicker
tails. Females have flat plastrons and shorter tails.
Species: The light colored dorsal line on the carapace, straight seam between femoral and
anal scutes and lack of plastron hinge, distinguishes
small individuals from Asian Leaf Turtles Cyclemys
dentata complex. (Stuart et al., 2001)
Heosemys grandis head.