Testudo graeca


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Noun1.Testudo graeca - small land tortoise of southern EuropeTestudo graeca - small land tortoise of southern Europe
tortoise - usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica
genus Testudo, Testudo - type genus of the Testudinidae
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aegyptium ticks, during 2009-2010, we collected 56 adult ticks from 12 Testudo graeca tortoises at a locality near the city of Aflou in Laghouat Province, Algeria.
They will also be useful for sites with similar threats and problems faced by its cousin sub-species, including: Testudo hermanni boettgeri in the Balkans and Greece; Testudo graeca in the Middle East and North Africa; and Testudo horsfieldii in Turkey
The land-based reptiles of the Testudo hermanni and Testudo graeca species were in good clinical condition.
En Israel, Munro & Grosman (2010) encontraron grandes cantidades de restos oseos de Testudo graeca en un entierro ritual del Epipaleolitico Tardio (hace 12 mil anos).
7% de las tortugas motelo fue menor de lo esperado en comparacion a otros estudios similares, donde poblaciones de tortugas terrestres presentaron porcentajes superiores al 10% (Corsalini, 1975) e incluso niveles de 79% en tortugas terrestres Testudo graeca y Testudo hermani (Pasmans et al.