Taxon profile


Hermann's Tortoise
Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789

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

Scientific synonyms

Eurotestudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789

Near Threatened


juvenile animal


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Testudo hermanni boettgeri Mojsisovics, 1889

Testudo hermanni boettgeri

subspecies Testudo hermanni hermanni Gmelin, 1789 - Hermann's Tortoise

Testudo hermanni hermanni - Hermann's Tortoise

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214791]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
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 hermanni Gmelin, 1789]
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [] [as Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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i species introduced to area described by check-list