Madagascan Spider Tortoise

The Madagascan Spider Tortoise is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

Madagascan spider tortoise; Madagascan chameleon; Madagascan teal; Madagascan kestrel; Madagascan treefrog; Spider; Madagascan speckled hognose; Madagascan flying fox; Madagascan cuckoo-hawk; Madagascan blonde hognose; Madagascan big-headed turtle; Madagascan glittering frog; Greater madagascan green treefrog; Madagascan red-eye treefrog; Tick spider; Wasp More

Tortoises range in size from the Madagascan spider tortoise, which at maturity is about 10 cm (4 in) long, to the Aldabra giant tortoise, which can grow to about 1.4 m (4.5 ft) long and weigh up to 254 kg (560 lb). More

* Madagascan Spider Tortoise, Pyxis arachnoides Vulnerable * Madagascan Flat-Tailed Tortoise, Pyxis planicauda Endangered * Greek Tortoise, Spur-Thighed Tortoise, Testudo graeca Vulnerable * Herman's Tortoise, Testudo hermanni Conservation status: Lower More

Common names

common spider tortoise in English - English
Madagascan Spider Tortoise in English - English
Pyxide arachnoide in French - français
Pyxis arachnoides in French - français
Spider tortoise in English - English
Tortuga araña in Spanish - español
Tortuga de plastrón articulado in Spanish - español
クモノスガメ in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Testudines
Family : Testudinidae
Genus : Pyxis
Species : Pyxis arachnoides
Authority : Bell, 1827