genus Testudo


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Noun1.genus Testudo - type genus of the Testudinidae
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
European tortoise, Testudo graeca - small land tortoise of southern Europe
giant tortoise - very large tortoises of the Galapagos and Seychelles islands
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Hyalomma aegyptium ticks are highly host specific; adults feed almost entirely on tortoises of the genus Testudo (6) and occassionally on hedgehogs and hares.