EMYSystem Genus Page: Malacochersus
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Testudininae ()
GenusGenus Malacochersus (Pancake Tortoises)
range of genus Malacochersus
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M. tornieri
Original Description Lindholm 1929 : 285
Common name Pancake Tortoises
Distribution As for the single species
Comments Reviewed by Loveridge and Williams (1957).
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