Hermann's Tortoise

Hermann's Tortoise (Testudo hermanni) is one of five tortoise species traditionally placed in the genus Testudo, which also includes the well-known Marginated Tortoise (T. marginata), Greek Tortoise (T. graeca), and Russian Tortoise (T. horsfieldii), for example. More

Hermann's tortoises are small to medium sized tortoises that come from southern Europe. Young animals, and some adults, have attractive black and yellow patterned carapaces, although the brightness may fade with age to a less distinct gray, straw or yellow coloration. More

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hermanni,the western Hermann's tortoise, lives in northwestern Italy, southern France, northeastern Spain, and on the Balearic Islands, Corsica, and Sardinia. It is small (males 14 cm, females 16. More

For an adult Hermann's tortoise the indoor habitat should be at least 4 foot by 2 foot, (120 cm by 60 cm). More

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Welcome to our hermann's tortoise webpage for owners and hermann's tortoise enthusiasts. hermann's tortoise information - Hermann's tortoises are small to medium sized tortoises that come from southern Europe. More

Hermann's Tortoise Care Sheet I've heard from a few that we should start posting cahe sheets on each species so here's one I have typed up on Hermann's tortoises. This should be locked in place in this forum so newbies see it right away. More

The female Hermann's tortoise can reach 10 inches in length with the males averaging only 5 inches. These chelonians originate in Europe and can be found across the south of France through to Italy, Greece and Turkey. More

Hermann's Tortoise: Often two supracaudals, large scale on tip of tail. Spur-thighed Tortoise: Often one supracaudal, spurs on thighs. More

Hermann's tortoise is found in southern Europe, particularly in Italy and Greece, the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and other Mediterranean and Ionian islands east through southern Bulgaria and western Turkey. More

The Hermann's Tortoise lives all over southern Europe. It like a warm environment with plenty of food and water. This tortoise breeds in late spring and early summer. The female lays 4-12 eggs at a time. More

Common names

Eurotestudo hermanni in Latin - latine
Görög teknős in Hungarian - Magyar
Græsk landskildpadde in Danish - dansk
Greek tortoise in English - English
Griechische Landschildkrote in German - Deutsch
Hermann's Tortoise in English - English
Hermann’s Tortoise in English - English
Kreikankilpikonna in Finnish - suomen kieli
Mediterranean Spur-thighed Tortoise in English - English
Obična čančara in Croatian - Hrvatski
spur-thighed tortoise in English - English
Testudo hermanni in Spanish - español
Tortue d'hermann in French - français
Tortuga mediterránea in Spanish - español
Želva zelenavá in Czech - česky
Балканская черепаха in Russian - русский язык
Шипоопашата костенурка in Bulgarian - български език
ヘルマンリクガメ in Japanese - 日本語

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Order : Testudines
Family : Testudinidae
Genus : Testudo
Species : Testudo hermanni
Authority : Gmelin, 1789