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Land Tortoise, Testudo mauritanica, VT2218

Physical Description

Partial tortoise skeleton. Carapace is complete, and has bones attached including the vertebral column, pelvis and PL upper limb bones.


Number punched into metal label attached to pelvis, possibly indicating a collection date of:


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Carapace): 65 x 125 x 95mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Plastron): 20 x 105 x 72mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Skull): 16 x 30 x 19mm

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