EMYSystem Genus Page: Chersina
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Testudininae ()
GenusGenus Chersina (Bowsprit Tortoises)
range of genus Chersina
approximate range
C. angulata
Original Description Gray 1831b : 5
Common name Bowsprit Tortoises
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Reviewed by Loveridge and Williams (1957). Not the Chersina of Humphreys (1797); see ICZN decision number 1956.
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