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Which terrapin? Costa del Sol, Spain.

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Old Sunday 20th May 2018, 11:35   #1
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Which terrapin? Costa del Sol, Spain.

Hi,

Can anyone help with a positive i.d. on this Terrapin, photographed in Benahavis, Andalucia, Spain (Malaga province)?

I suspect Spanish Terrapin (Mauremys leprosa) rather than European Pond Terrapin (Emys orbicularis) because of the yellow markings on the neck tending to resemble streaks rather than spots, but would like further opinions!

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I would say Spanish Terrapin too.
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Thanks aeshna5.

I was fairly confident but just needed someone to back me up.
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