Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Testudines > Family: Testudinidae > Genus: Testudo > Species: Testudo hermanni > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Testudo hermanni hermanni
Testudo hermanni subsp. boettgeri Mojsisovics, 1889 CITES (2006)

Hermann's Mediterranean Tortoise - Testudo hermanni Gmelin, 1789

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Black Sea - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Steppic - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 4 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 646 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1217

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000020 Spain Delta de l'Ebre Map
ES0000080 Spain Cap Vermell Map
ES0000081 Spain Cap Enderrocat - Cap Blanc Map
ES0000145 Spain Mondragó Map
ES0000227 Spain Muntanyes d'Artà Map
ES0000228 Spain Cap de ses Salines Map
ES0000230 Spain La Vall Map
ES0000231 Spain Dels Alocs a Fornells Map
ES0000232 Spain La Mola i s'Albufera de Fornells Map
ES0000233 Spain D'Addaia a s'Albufera Map
ES0000234 Spain S'Albufera des Grau Map
ES0000235 Spain De s'Albufera a la Mola Map
ES0000237 Spain Des Canutells a Llucalari Map
ES0000238 Spain Son Bou i barranc de sa Vall Map
ES0000239 Spain De Binigaus a cala Mitjana Map
ES0000384 Spain Barranc de Santa Anna Map
ES5110013 Spain Serres del Litoral central Map
ES5120001 Spain Alta Garrotxa - Massís de les Salines Map
ES5120007 Spain Cap de Creus Map
ES5120014 Spain L'Albera Map
ES5140009 Spain Tivissa-Vandellòs-Llaberia Map
GR1240001 Greece KORYFES OROUS VORA Map
GR1240002 Greece ORI TZENA Map
GR1250001 Greece OROS OLYMPOS Map
GR1260002 Greece EKVOLES POTAMOU STRYMONA Map
GR1270004 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA AGIOU MAMA Map
GR1320002 Greece KORYFES OROUS GRAMMOS Map
GR1340001 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PRESPON Map
GR1340003 Greece ORI VARNOUNTA Map
GR1340005 Greece LIMNES CHEIMADITIDA - ZAZARI Map
GR1420005 Greece AISTHITIKO DASOS KOILADAS TEMPON Map
GR2130005 Greece LIMNI IOANNINON Map
GR2130007 Greece OROS LAKMOS (PERISTERI) Map
GR2210001 Greece DYTIKES KAI VOREIOANATOLIKES AKTES ZAKYNTHOU Map
GR2220002 Greece ETHNIKOS DRYMOS AINOU Map
GR2230001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA ANTINIOTI (KERKYRA) Map
GR2320001 Greece LIMNOTHALASSA KALOGRIAS, DASOS STROFYLIAS KAI ELOS LAMIAS, ARAXOS Map
GR2320004 Greece AISTHITIKO DASOS KALAVRYTON Map
GR2330002 Greece OROPEDIO FOLOIS Map
GR2530002 Greece LIMNI STYMFALIA Map
GR3000001 Greece OROS PARNITHA Map
IT3250032 Italy Bosco Nordio Map
IT3250033 Italy Laguna di Caorle - Foce del Tagliamento Map
IT3250040 Italy Foce del Tagliamento Map
IT3250041 Italy Valle Vecchia - Zumelle - Valli di Bibione Map
IT3320038 Italy Pineta di Lignano Map
IT4060003 Italy Vene di Bellocchio, Sacca di Bellocchio, Foce del Fiume Reno, Pineta di Bellocchio Map
IT4060015 Italy Bosco della Mesola, Bosco Panfilia, Bosco di Santa Giustina, Valle Falce, La Goara Map
IT5160004 Italy Padule di Bolgheri Map
IT5160013 Italy Isola di Pianosa - area terrestre e marina Map
IT5170008 Italy Complesso di Monterufoli Map
IT5190004 Italy Crete di Camposodo e Crete di Leonina Map
IT51A0011 Italy Padule di Diaccia Botrona Map
IT51A0012 Italy Tombolo da Castiglion della Pescaia a Marina di Grosseto Map
IT51A0013 Italy Padule della Trappola, Bocca d'Ombrone Map
IT51A0014 Italy Pineta Granducale dell'Uccellina Map
IT51A0015 Italy Dune costiere del Parco dell'Uccellina Map
IT51A0016 Italy Monti dell'Uccellina Map
IT51A0018 Italy Monte Labbro e alta valle dell'Albegna Map
IT51A0021 Italy Medio corso del Fiume Albegna Map
IT51A0025 Italy Monte Argentario, Isolotto di Porto Ercole e Argentarola Map
IT51A0026 Italy Laguna di Orbetello Map
IT51A0036 Italy Pianure del Parco della Maremma Map
IT5210001 Italy Boschi di Monti di Sodolungo - Rosso (Città di Castello) Map
IT5210003 Italy Fiume Tevere tra San Giustino e Pierantonio Map
IT5210014 Italy Monti Maggio - Nero (sommità) Map
IT5210036 Italy Piano di Ricciano Map
IT5210037 Italy Selva di Cupigliolo Map
IT5210041 Italy Fiume Menotre (Rasiglia) Map
IT5210070 Italy Lago Trasimeno Map
IT5210073 Italy Alto Bacino del Torrente Lama Map
IT5210075 Italy Boschi e pascoli di Fratticiola Selvatica (Valfabbrica) Map
IT5220025 Italy Bassa Valnerina: Monte Fionchi - Cascata delle Marmore Map
IT5220026 Italy Lago di Piediluco - Monte Maro Map
IT6010008 Italy Monti Vulsini Map
IT6010021 Italy Monte Romano Map
IT6010026 Italy Saline di Tarquinia Map
IT6010056 Italy Selva del Lamone e Monti di Castro Map
IT6030005 Italy Comprensorio Tolfetano-Cerite-Manziate Map
IT6030019 Italy Macchiatonda Map
IT6030029 Italy Monti Lucretili Map
IT6030043 Italy Monti Lepini Map
IT6030084 Italy Castel Porziano (Tenuta presidenziale) Map
IT6040015 Italy Parco Nazionale del Circeo Map
IT6040023 Italy Promontorio Gianola e Monte di Scauri Map
IT6040043 Italy Monti Ausoni e Aurunci Map
IT7140107 Italy Lecceta litoranea di Torino di Sangro e foce del Fiume Sangro Map
IT7140109 Italy Marina di Vasto Map
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IT9110008 Italy Valloni e Steppe Pedegarganiche Map
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IT9220135 Italy Gravine di Matera Map
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IT9220260 Italy Valle Basento Grassano Scalo - Grottole Map
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ITA010017 Italy Capo San Vito, Monte Monaco, Zingaro, Faraglioni Scopello, Monte Sparacio Map
ITA010019 Italy Isola di Pantelleria: Montagna Grande e Monte Gibele Map
ITA010020 Italy Isola di Pantelleria - Area Costiera, Falesie e Bagno dell'Acqua Map
ITA020030 Italy Monte Matassaro, Monte Gradara e Monte Signora Map
ITA020034 Italy Monte Carcaci, Pizzo Colobria e ambienti umidi Map
ITA030011 Italy Dorsale Curcuraci, Antennamare Map
ITA030029 Italy Isola di Salina (Stagno di Lingua) Map
ITA030038 Italy Serra del Re, Monte Soro e Biviere di Cesarò Map
ITA040002 Italy Isola di Lampedusa e Lampione Map
ITA090002 Italy Vendicari Map
ITB034008 Italy Stagno di Cabras Map
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IT7222214 Italy Calanchi Pisciarello - Macchia Manes Map
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IT5210017 Italy Boschi di Pischiello - Torre Civitella Map
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GR2550005 Greece THINES KYPARISSIAS (NEOCHORI - KYPARISSIA) Map
IT9140005 Italy Torre Guaceto e Macchia S. Giovanni Map
IT7140215 Italy Lago di Serranella e Colline di Guarenna Map
ITA030009 Italy Pizzo Mualio, Montagna di Vernà Map
IT6010037 Italy Il "Quarto" di Barbarano Romano Map
FR9301628 France Esterel Map
ITA020038 Italy Sugherete di Contrada Serradaino Map
ITB023037 Italy Costa e Entroterra di Bosa, Suni e Montresta Map
FR9400594 France Sites à Anchusa crispa de l'embouchure du Rizzanese et d'Olmeto Map
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ES5140017 Spain Serra de Montsant-Pas de l'Ase Map
IT5220023 Italy Monti San Pancrazio - Oriolo Map
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IT5210064 Italy Monteluco di Spoleto Map
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ITB042233 Italy Punta di Santa Giusta (Costa Rei) Map
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IT9320095 Italy Foce Neto Map
BG0001012 Bulgaria Zemen Map
ITA090029 Italy Pantani della Sicilia sud-orientale, Morghella, di Marzamemi, di Punta Pilieri e Vendicari Map
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ITA020033 Italy Monte San Calogero (Termini Imerese) Map
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ITA060008 Italy Contrada Giammaiano Map
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IT3341002 Italy Aree Carsiche della Venezia Giulia Map
ITA030016 Italy Pizzo della Battaglia Map
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ITA050012 Italy Torre Manfria, Biviere e Piana di Gela Map
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BG0000611 Bulgaria Yazovir Gorni Dabnik Map
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BG0000107 Bulgaria Suha reka Map
IT51A0003 Italy Val di Farma Map
IT7228228 Italy Bosco Tanassi Map
GR2220001 Greece KALON OROS KEFALONIAS Map
GR2420002 Greece DIRFYS: DASOS STENIS - DELFI Map
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FR9402001 France Campomoro-Senetosa Map
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IT6030015 Italy Macchia di S. Angelo Romano Map
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ES5310101 Spain Randa Map
BG0000443 Bulgaria Reka Omurovska Map
FR9402012 France Capo di feno Map
GR2440006 Greece OROS KALLIDROMO Map
IT6030046 Italy Tor Caldara (zona solfatare e fossi) Map
IT9220095 Italy Costa Ionica Foce Cavone Map
IT7222217 Italy Foce Saccione - Bonifica Ramitelli Map
ITB011109 Italy Monte Limbara Map
IT6030001 Italy Fiume Mignone (medio corso) Map
ITB040021 Italy Costa di Cagliari Map
BG0000180 Bulgaria Boblata Map
IT6030053 Italy Sughereta di Castel di Decima Map
FR9301626 France Val d'Argens Map
IT5220013 Italy Monte Torre Maggiore (Monti Martani) Map
FR9400602 France Basse vallée du Tavignano Map
BG0000524 Bulgaria Orizishteto Map
BG0000418 Bulgaria Kermenski vazvishenia Map
GR1240004 Greece LIMNI AGRA Map
GR1130009 Greece LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI Map
GR2530004 Greece OROS OLIGYRTOS Map
BG0001039 Bulgaria Popintsi Map
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IT6030008 Italy Macchia di Manziana Map
BG0000553 Bulgaria Gora Topolchane Map
ITA070012 Italy Pineta di Adrano e Biancavilla Map
ROSCI0206 Romania Porțile de Fier Map
BG0000429 Bulgaria Reka Stryama Map
IT6010019 Italy Pian dei Cangani Map
BG0001386 Bulgaria Yadenitsa Map
ITA090023 Italy Monte Lauro Map
IT6010030 Italy Area di S. Giovenale e Civitella Cesi Map
IT5220018 Italy Lago di Piediluco - Monte Caperno Map
BG0000133 Bulgaria Kamchiyska i Emenska planina Map
FR9301574 France Gorges de la Siagne Map
ROSCI0069 Romania Domogled - Valea Cernei Map
ITB013048 Italy Piana di Ozieri, Mores, Ardara, Tula e Oschiri Map
BG0000509 Bulgaria Tsibritsa Map
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BG0000199 Bulgaria Tsibar Map
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ITB010001 Italy Isola Asinara Map
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ITB013044 Italy Capo Caccia Map
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BG0000294 Bulgaria Karshalevo Map
ITA020032 Italy Boschi di Granza Map
GR1120005 Greece AISTHITIKO DASOS NESTOU Map
IT5220017 Italy Cascata delle Marmore Map
BG0000402 Bulgaria Bakadzhitsite Map
BG0000434 Bulgaria Banska reka Map
ES5310096 Spain Punta de n'Amer Map
IT9310047 Italy Fiumara Trionto Map
BG0000230 Bulgaria Fakiyska reka Map
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IT5210040 Italy Boschi dell'alta Valle del Nestore Map
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IT5220015 Italy Fosso Salto del Cieco (Ferentillo) Map
IT6030025 Italy Macchia Grande di Ponte Galeria Map
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Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...rective/index_en.htm
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp
https://wcd.coe.int/ViewDoc....ckColorLogged=FDC864

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) http://www.cites.org/eng
Commission regulation (EU) No 1320/2014, of 1 December 2014, amending Council Regulation (EC) No 338/97 on the protection of species of wild fauna and flora by regulating trade therein (EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora) http://ec.europa.eu/environm...s/legislation_en.htm

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Griechische Landschildkröte German Gasc J.P. and al.
Griekse landschildpad Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Græsk landskildpadde Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Hermann's Mediterranean Tortoise English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Hermann's tortoise English Gasc J.P. and al.
Mediterranean spur-tailed tortoise English Gasc J.P. and al.
Tartaruga de Hermann Portuguese EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Testuggine di Hermann Italian EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Tortue d'Hermann French Gasc J.P. and al.
Tortuga mediterránea Spanish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

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Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
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Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
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NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Testudo hermanni European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Species+ Species+ by UNEP-WCMC
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