Starred Tortoises of the Genus Geochelone - Which "Starred" Tortoise is This?

Chris Tabaka DVM and Darrell Senneke


 

Test your knowledge of the morphometric differences between species.  Elsewhere on this site is information that will help you to identify the differences between these four Geochelone.  (Please note: This is very photo intensive - it may take three minutes to load with a 28.8 modem)

 

All images are from the Geochelone Gallery 

 

 

Click the answer button to see the correct answer.

 

1.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

2.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

 

3.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

 

4.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

 

5.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

 

6.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

 

7.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

 

8.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.       G. platynota

 

 

9.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.      
G. platynota

 

10.

A.      G. radiata
B.       G. elegans (Sri Lankan)
C.       G. elegans (Indian)
D.       G. platynota


 

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