• Common name:

    Forsten's tortoise
  • ESF category:

  • IUCN category:

  • CITES:

    INT - Appendix II
    EU - Appendix B
  • Studbook coordinators:

    Rein Wiarda
    Patrick van den Elshout
  • Register your animals

    To register your animals or if you have other questions, please contact the studbook coordinator.

Species Description

Forsten's tortoise (Indotestudo forstenii) is one of three tortoise species placed in the genus Indotestudo, the others being the elongated tortoise (I. elongata), and travancore tortoise (I.travancorica).