Last updated: 27/04/2015 [Design & Pictures by Simons Nature]
Testudines
Family: Chelidae [Austro-South American side-neck turtles]
Genus: Hydromedusa
Species: Hydromedusa tectifera
Argentine snake-necked turtle
Argentinische Schlangenhalsschildkröte
Argentina
not evaluated
Family: Cheloniidae [Sea turtles]
Genus: Chelonia
Species: Chelonia mydas
Green turtle
Suppenschildkröte
Ecuador
Endangered
Family: Geoemydidae
Genus: Melanochelys
Species: Melanochelys trijuga parkeri
Parker's black turtle
Schwarzbauch-Erdschildkröte
Sri Lanka
Near Threatened
Family: Kinosternidae
Genus: Kinosternon
Species: Kinosternon leucostomum
White-lipped mud turtle
Weissmaul-Klappschildkröte
Belize
Vulnerable
Family: Pelomedusidae [African side-necked turtles]
Genus: Pelusios
Species: Pelusios sinuatus
Serrated hinged terrapin
Gezähnelte Pelomeduse
South Africa
not evaluated
Species: Pelusios subniger subniger
East African black mud turtle
Dunkle Pelomeduse
South Africa
not evaluated
Family: Testudinidae [Tortoises]
Genus: Chelonoidis
Species: Chelonoidis porteri
Indefatigable Island Tortoise
Santa-Cruz-Riesenschildkröte
Ecuador
Endangered
Genus: Geochelone [Typical tortoises ]
Species: Geochelone elegans
Indian star tortoise
Indische Sternschildkröte
Sri Lanka
Vulnerable
Genus: Stigmochelys
Species: Stigmochelys pardalis babcocki
Eastern Leopard Tortoise
Ostafrikanische Pantherschildkröte
Ethiopia
Vulnerable
Species: Stigmochelys pardalis pardalis
Leopard Tortoise
Südafrikanische Pantherschildkröte
Zimbabwe
Vulnerable
Family: Trionychidae [Softshells]
Genus: Lissemys
Species: Lissemys ceylonensis
Sri Lankan flapshell turtle
Sri Lanka-Weichschildkröte
Sri Lanka
not evaluated
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