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Table 3 The number of examined species of turtles and their origin

From: Parasites in pet reptiles

SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME NUMBER OF EXAMINED ORIGIN
Testudo hermanni Hermann's Tortoise 279 Slovenia*
Testudo graeca Spur-thighed Tortoise 144 Lebanon**
Testudo horsfieldi Horsfield's Tortoise 46 Slovenia*
Geochelone elegans Indian Star Tortoise 33 Slovenia*
Lissemys punctata Indian Flapshell Turtle 18 Pakistan*
Testudo marginata Marginated Tortoise 15 Slovenia*
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared Slider 10 Slovenia*
Emys orbicularis European Pond Turtle 6 Slovenia*
Geochelone radiata Radiated Tortoise 5 Slovenia*
Malacochersus tornieri Pancake Tortoise 3 Slovenia*
Geochelone sulcata African Spurred Tortoise 2 Slovenia*
Pyxis arachnoides Spider Tortoise 1 Slovenia*
Testudo kleinmanni Egyptian Tortoise 1 Slovenia*
13 different species   563  
  1. * Originated from Slovenia - species from breeding farms - F1 and F2 generation.
  2. ** Turtles were imported from reptile farms.