Taxon profile


Margined Tortoise
Testudo marginata Schoepff, 1792

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Testudinidae - tortoises »  genus Testudo

Other names

= Marginated Tortoise

Least Concern


juvenile animal

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Testudo marginata marginata Schoepff, 1792 - Margined Tortoise

Testudo marginata marginata - Margined Tortoise

subspecies Testudo marginata sarda Mayer, 1992
subspecies Testudo marginata weissingeri Bour, 1995

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214793]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Testudo marginata Schoepff, 1793]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [21653]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Testudo marginata Schoepff, 1793]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Moravec J. (2008): České názvy živočichů VII. Plazi (Reptilia) 1. Želvy (Testudines), krokodýli (Crocodylia), haterie (Rhynchocephalia)., Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 39 pp. [as Testudo marginata Schoepff, 1793]

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