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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

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Included taxa

Number of records: 16

subspecies Emys orbicularis capalongoi Fritz, 1995
subspecies Emys orbicularis colchica Fritz, 1994
subspecies Emys orbicularis eiselti Fritz et al., 1998
subspecies Emys orbicularis fritzjuergenobsti Fritz, 1993
subspecies Emys orbicularis galloitalica Fritz, 1995
subspecies Emys orbicularis hellenica (Valenciennes, 1832)

Emys orbicularis hellenica

subspecies Emys orbicularis hispanica Fritz, Keller & Budde, 1996
subspecies Emys orbicularis iberica Eichwald, 1831
subspecies Emys orbicularis ingauna Jesu et al., 2004
subspecies Emys orbicularis kurae Fritz, 1994
subspecies Emys orbicularis lanzai Fritz, 1995
subspecies Emys orbicularis luteofusca Fritz, 1989
subspecies Emys orbicularis occidentalis Fritz, 1993
subspecies Emys orbicularis orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) - European Pond Turtle

Emys orbicularis orbicularis - European Pond Turtle

subspecies Emys orbicularis orientalis Fritz, 1994
subspecies Emys orbicularis persica Eichwald, 1831

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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