EMYSystem Genus Page: Psammobates
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Testudininae ()
GenusGenus Psammobates (South African Star Tortoises)
range of genus Psammobates
approximate range
P. geometricus
P. oculifera
P. tentorius
Original Description Fitzinger 1835 : 113
Common name South African Star Tortoises
Distribution Southern Africa
Comments Genus and species reviewed by Loveridge and Williams (1957).
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