EMYSystem Species Page: Homopus bergeri
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Testudininae ()
GenusGenus Homopus (Cape Tortoises)
SpeciesSpecies Homopus bergeri (Berger's Cape tortoise)
range of species Homopus bergeri
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Original Description Lindholm 1906 : 348
Type Locality Gibeon, Gross-Namaqualand [Namibia]
Holotype Not located
Original name Homopus bergeri
Common name Berger's Cape tortoise
Distribution Southwestern Namibia
Comments Removed from the synonymy of H. boulengeri by Boycott (1986:10), Branch (1988, 1989), and Branch (in Swingland and Klemens, 1989).
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