About this object

Around 30 cm long and up to 3.5 kg in wieght as an adult. Females tend to be wider than males and more roundedm, males also have a tail that is much larger than that of the female. Carapace and plastron greenish yellow, each shield with an irregular black spot or blotch, which may occupy its greater portion, or may be much broken up or indistinct.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Indotestudo elongata (Blyth, 1853)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Elongated Totoise
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Asia: Southern Asia: Sri Lanka: Trincomalee
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by R.M. Green, 1906
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: B19.1.1906.1
Object view = Natural Science
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