Burmese star tortoise

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phylum Chordata The Burmese star tortoise (Geochelone platynota) is a critically endangered tortoise species, native to the dry, deciduous forests of Myanmar (Burma). It is close to extinction in Myanmar, as it is eaten both by the native Burmese, and is still exported to the Chinese food markets.

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clade Anapsida
order Testudines
suborder Cryptodira
family Testudinidae
genus Geochelone
species G. platynota