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Areolated tortoise.

Image ID: 815343

Areolated tortoise. (ca. 1890)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Areolated tortoise.

Published Date

: ca. 1890

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 23 x 15 cm. (9 x 6 in.)


: Written on border: "Testudo angulata" Printed on border: "Tortoises, turtles, and plesiosaurs" "Nearly related to the true tortoises, with which it agrees in the general structure of its shell, the areolated tortoise (Homopus areolatus) of South Africa, together with three other allied species from the same continent, differs by the absence of the median ridge on the front of the palate characterizing all the former, and is on this account r ....
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Original Source

: From The new natural history. (New York : Merrill & Baker, ca. 1890) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Author.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Reptiles -- tortoise

Source Description

: 1 folder (24 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC REP-Tor

Digital ID

: 815343

Record ID

: 706718

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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