EMYSystem Species Page: Homopus boulengeri
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OrderOrder Testudines (turtles, tortoises and terrapins)
FamilyFamily Testudinidae (Tortoises)
SubfamilySubfamily Testudininae ()
GenusGenus Homopus (Cape Tortoises)
SpeciesSpecies Homopus boulengeri (Boulenger's Cape Tortoise)
range of species Homopus boulengeri
approximate range
Original Description Duerden 1906 : 406
Type Locality "South Africa - Districts of Willowmore, Aberdeen and Beaufort West"
Holotype BMNH 1946.1.23.4, formerly BMNH 1906.6.21
Original name Homopus boulengeri
Common name Boulenger's Cape Tortoise
Distribution Southern Republic of South Africa
Comments Reviewed by Loveridge and Williams (1957), Greig and Burdett (1976), Boycott and Bourquin (1988), and Boycott (in Swingland and Klemens, 1989).
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