Emys orbicularis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Testudines Emydidae

Scientific Name: Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Regional Assessments:
Common Name(s):
English European Pond Turtle
French Cistude d'Europe
Spanish Galápago Europeo
Emys orbicularis ssp. capolongoi Fritz, 1995
Emys orbicularis ssp. colchica Fritz, 1994
Emys orbicularis ssp. eiselti Fritz, Baran, Budak & Amthauer, 1998
Emys orbicularis ssp. fritzjuergenobsti Fritz, 1993
Emys orbicularis ssp. galloitalica Fritz, 1995
Emys orbicularis ssp. hellenica (Valenciennes in Bibron & Bory de Saint-Vicent, 1832)
Emys orbicularis ssp. hispanica Fritz, Keller & Budde, 1996
Emys orbicularis ssp. iberica Eichwald, 1831
Emys orbicularis ssp. ingauna Jesu, Piombo, Salvidio, Lamagni, Ortale & Genta, 2004
Emys orbicularis ssp. lanzai Fritz, 1995
Emys orbicularis ssp. luteofusca Fritz, 1989
Emys orbicularis ssp. occidentalis Fritz, 1993
Emys orbicularis ssp. persica Eichwald, 1831
Testudo europaea Schneider, 1783
Testudo orbicularis Linnaeus, 1758

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Albania; Algeria; Armenia; Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; France; Georgia; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Liechtenstein; Lithuania; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Malta; Moldova; Monaco; Montenegro; Morocco; Netherlands; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Spain; Switzerland; Syrian Arab Republic; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Ukraine
Belgium; Luxembourg; United Kingdom
Additional data:
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Semi-aquatic - ponds, lakes, brooks, streams, rivers, drainage canals.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Errata [top]

Errata reason: An errata assessment is required to generate a revised PDF without the range map which had been included in error; no range map was available when this assessment was originally published.

Citation: Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group. 1996. Emys orbicularis (errata version published in 2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T7717A97292665. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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