Testudinidae Mauremys rivulata Testudo hermanni
Testudo graeca Linnaeus, 1758
Spur-thighed Tortoise

T. graeca (© Jeroen Speybroeck)

Adult, July 2000
(Photo by Jeroen Speybroeck, Herpetofauna of Europe)

Balkans: south of Danube river to FYROM, European Turkey, northeastern Greece and some Aegean islands; also Majorca, southern France, Sicily, Italy, Sardinia, Spain; many of these resulting from introduction

Similar species:
Testudo hermanni (Testudinidae)
Testudo marginata (Testudinidae)