EMYSystem Genus Page: Homopus
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Testudininae ()
GenusGenus Homopus (Cape Tortoises)
range of genus Homopus
approximate range
H. areolatus
H. bergeri
H. boulengeri
H. femoralis
H. signatus
Original Description Duméril and Bibron 1834 : 357
Common name Cape Tortoises
Distribution Southern Africa
Comments Reviewed by Loveridge and Williams (1957), Greig and Burdett (1976), and Cooper and Broadley (1990).
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