Subspecies identification

Randy Micheals

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Hi Chris,

Was hoping to catch you while you are online. Wondering if you have a sec to help identify the subspecies of my male Greek.

He has a shell very similar to a marginated with flared scutes, but has the telltale Greek spurs on the back of the thighs. I was think Ibera but he lacks any darker coloration on the skin.

Thank you!
 

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HermanniChris

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Hi Randy,
The photos aren’t very clear but it’s definitely a T. graeca subspecies and might be of North African origin. If you can take clearer photos that would help further.
 

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Hi Chris thanks for the reply

Sure thing, I'll take a bunch of pics from different angles as soon as I get home from work.

Pics are tricky. Hes pretty ornery/aggressive (will go in battering ram mode when handled, or even when the camera gets close) which from reading your care sheet, is normal for a territorial Greek male.

Tia.
 
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