Photo by F. van Loon
Photo by F. van Loon

Common name: Malagasy spider tortoise
Size: 15 cm
Distribution: southern coastal Madagascar
Habitat: tropical deciduous forests and dry woodlands
Vivaria: terraria
Diet: herbivorous
Subspecies: Pyxis a. arachnoides, Pyxis a. brygooi, Pyxis a. oblonga
Cites status: Appendix I