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European Pond Turtle
Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Testudines »  family Emydidae - common freshwater turtles »  genus Emys

Other names

= European Pond Terrapin
= European Pond Tortoise

Near Threatened

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juvenile animal


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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Polystomoides Ward, 1917, Spirhapalum Ejsmont, 1927, Haemogregarina stepanowi Reichenow, 1885

Distribution maps

Included taxa

Number of records: 16

subspecies Emys orbicularis capalongoi Fritz, 1995 - Sardinian pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis colchica Fritz, 1994 - Colchis pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis eiselti Fritz et al., 1998 - Eiselt's pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis fritzjuergenobsti Fritz, 1993 - Obst's pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis galloitalica Fritz, 1995 - Italian pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis hellenica (Valenciennes, 1832) - Western Turkey pond turtle

Emys orbicularis hellenica - Western Turkey pond turtle

subspecies Emys orbicularis hispanica Fritz, Keller & Budde, 1996 - Spanish pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis iberica Eichwald, 1831 - Kura Valley pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis ingauna Jesu et al., 2004
subspecies Emys orbicularis kurae Fritz, 1994
subspecies Emys orbicularis lanzai Fritz, 1995 - Corsican pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis luteofusca Fritz, 1989 - Central Turkey pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis occidentalis Fritz, 1993 - North African pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Pond Turtle

Emys orbicularis orbicularis - European Pond Turtle

subspecies Emys orbicularis orientalis Fritz, 1994 - Suedkaspi pond turtle
subspecies Emys orbicularis persica Eichwald, 1831 - Eastern pond turtle

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214787]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [7717]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [http://www.dzzp.hr/dokumenti_upload/2011...] [as Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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