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Psammobates geometricus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA TESTUDINES TESTUDINIDAE

Scientific Name: Psammobates geometricus
Species Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name(s):
English Geometric Tortoise
French Tortue Géométrique, Sakafi
Spanish Sacafi, Tortuga Geométrica
Synonym(s):
Chersine geometrica (Linnaeus 1758)
Chersinella geometrica (Linnaeus 1758)
Geochelone geometrica (Linnaeus 1758)
Hydrone geometrica (Linnaeus 1758)
Peltastes geographicus Gray 1869
Peltastes geometricus (Linnaeus 1758)
Testudo geometrica Linnaeus, 1758
Testudo luteola Daudin 1801
Testudo strauchi Lidth de Jeude 1893

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered A1ac, B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
South Africa
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix I.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group 1996. Psammobates geometricus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 05 September 2015.
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