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Emys orbicularis ingauna Jesu, Piombo, Salvidio, Lamagni, Ortale & Genta, 2004

Liguria (European) pond turtle (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in the 1990's

 

Distribution

Liguria, Italy (north-western)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Jesu, R., Piombo, R., Salvidio, S., Lamagni, L., Ortale, S. and Genta, P. (2004). Un nuovo taxon di testuggine palustre endemico della Liguria occidentale, Emys orbicularis ingauna n. ssp. Annali Museo Civico di Storia Naturale “G. Doria”, Genova 96: 133-192.

 

Other references:

 

Canessa, S., Ottonello, D. & Salvidio, S. (2015). Population modelling to assess supplementation strategies for the European pond terrapin Emys orbicularis in Liguria. Atti X Congresso Nazionale Societas Herpetologica Italica, Genova, 2015.

Ficetola, G.F., Salvidio, S., D’Angelo, S., Bonardi, A., Bottoni, L., Canalis, L., Crosetto, S., Di Martino, S., Ferri, V., Filetto, P., Genta, P., Jesu, R., Masin, S., Mazzotti, S., Ottonello, D., Richard, J., Sala, L., Scali, S., Tedaldi, G. & Vinello, F. (2013) Conservation activities for European and Sicilian pond turtles (Emys orbicularis and Emys trinacris, respectively) in Italy. Herpetology Notes 6: 127-133.

Ottonello, D., Salvidio, S., Genta, P. & Jesu, R. (2005) Trachemys scripta elegans in Liguria: management in relation to a recently described Emys orbicularis subspecies. In: Proceedings of the workshop Biological invasions in inland waters. Universita Degli Studi di Firenze, pp. 53-54.

Ottonello, Dario, Salvidio, Sebastiano, Jesu, Riccardo, Gili, Claudia, Genta, Paolo, Canessa, Stefano and Oneto, Fabrizio. (2016). Conservation of the European pond turtle through population reinforcement in Liguria, Northern Italy, pp. 62-66. In: Soorae, P. S. (ed.). Global Re-introduction Perspectives: 2016. Case-studies from around the globe. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN/SSC Reintroduction Specialist Group and Abu Dhabi, UAE: Environment AgencyAbu Dhabi. xiv + 276 pp.

Salvidio S., Ottonello D., Oneto F., Genta P., Lamagni L., Ortale S., Jesu R., Gnone G. and Gili C. (2013). The conservation of the European pond terrapin Emys orbicularis in Liguria (NW Italy): status and perspectives. Atti II Congresso "Tartarughe e Testuggini" della Societas Herpetologica Italica Abruzzo-Molise, Ianeri Edizioni, Pescara, pp. 23-25.

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