• Common name:

    Forest hinge-back tortoise
  • ESF category:

  • IUCN category:

    Data Deficient
  • CITES:

    INT - Appendix II
    EU - Appendix B
  • Registered animals:

  • Studbook coordinators:

    Wilma Vertommen
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Species Description

The forest hinge-back tortoise (Kinixys erosa), serrated hinge-back tortoise, or Schweigger's tortoise is a species of turtle in the Testudinidae family. Another species, Psammobates oculifer, also goes by the same name of serrated tortoise.

This species is indigenous to the tropical forests and marshes of central and west Africa.

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