Turtles and Tortoises on Stamps

1982 South West Africa Turtle - Tortoise set of four stamps (Scott #487-490) MINT

List of Turtles and Tortoises

Black spiny-necked turtle (Acanthochelys spixii)
Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea)
Asiatic softshell turtle (Amyda cartilaginea)
Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox)
Spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera)
Radiated tortoise (Astrochelys radiata)
Ploughshare tortoise (Astrochelys yniphora)
Northern river terrapin (Batagur baska)
Painted terrapin (Batagur borneoensis)
Burmese roofed turtle (Batagur trivittata)
Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta)
Pig – nosed turtle (Carettochelys insculpta )
Broad – shelled snake (Chelodina expansa )
Eastern snake – necked turtle (Chelodina longicollis )
Timor snake – necked turtle (Chelodina mccordi)
Narrow – breasted snake (Chelodina oblonga)
Parker’s snake – necked turtle (Chelodina parkeri)
Reimann’s snake – necked turtle (Chelodina reimanni)
Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Red – footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria)
Pampas tortoise (Chelonoidis chilensis )
Yellow – footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulata )
Hood Island giant tortoise (Chelonoidis hoodensis )
Indefatigable Island giant tortoise (Chelonoidis porteri )
Matamata turtle (Chelus fimbriata )
South American snapping turtle (Chelydra acutirostris)
North American snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
South African bowsprit tortoise (Chersina angulata)
Indian narrow – headed softshell turtle (Chitra indica )
Southern painted turtle (Chrysemys dorsalis)
Painted turtle (Chrysemys picta)
Spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata)
Southeast Asian box turtle (Cuora amboinensis)
Yellow – margined box turtle (Cuora flavomarginata)
Indochinese box turtle (Cuora galbinifrons)
McCord’s box turtle (Cuora mccordi)
Keeled box turtle (Cuora mouhotii)
South Vietnamese box turtle (Cuora picturata )
Chinese three – striped box turtle (Cuora trifasciata)
Yunnan box turtle (Cuora yunnanensis)
Zhou’s box turtle (Cuora zhoui)
Senegal flapshell turtle (Cyclanorbis senegalensis)
Southeast Asian leaf turtle (Cyclemys oldhamii)
Aubry’s Flapshell turtle (Cycloderma aubryi)
Chicken turtle (Deirochelys reticularia)
Central American river turtle (Dermatemys mawii)
Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
Malayan softshell turtle (Dogania subplana)
Irwin’s snapping turtle (Elseya irwini)
New Guinea snapping turtle (Elseya novaeguineae)
Mary River turtle (Elusor macrurus)
Eastern short – necked turtle (Emydura macquarii)
Red – bellied snort-necked turtle (Emydura subglobosa)
1960 National Wildlife Federation (NWF) BLANDING'S TURTLE Poster Stamp

Blanding’s turtle (Emys blandingii)
Pacific pond turtle (Emys marmorata)
European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis)
Hawksbill sea turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata)
Madagascar big – headed turtle (Erymnochelys madagascariensis)
Indian star tortoise (Geochelone elegans)
African spurred tortoise (Geochelone sulcata)
Spotted pond turtle (Geoclemys hamiltonii)
Ryukyu black – breasted leaf turtle (Geoemyda japonica)
Black – breasted leaf turtle (Geoemyda spengleri )
Wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta)
Bog turtle (Glyptemys muhlenbergii )
Mojave Desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii)
Sonoran Desert tortoise (Gopherus morafkai)
Bolson tortoise (Gopherus flavomarginatus)
Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus)
Barbour’s map turtle (Graptemys barbouri)
Cagle’s map turtle (Graptemys caglei)
Escambia map turtle (Graptemys ernsti)
Yellow – blotched map turtle (Graptemys flavimaculata)
Common map turtle (Graptemys geogrpahica)
Pascagoula map turtle (Graptemys gibbonsi)
Black – knobbed map turtle (Graptemys nigrinoda)
Ringed map turtle (Graptemys oculifera)
Ouachita map turtle (Graptemys ouachitensis)
False map turtle (Graptemys pseudogeographica)
Texas map turtle (Graptemys versa)
Crowned river turtle (Hardella thurjii)
Yellow – headed temple turtle (Heosemys annandalii )
Arakan forest turtle (Heosemys depressa)
Giant Asian pond turtle (Heosemys grandis)
Spiny turtle (Heosemys spinosa)
Greater padloper (Homopus femoralis)
Speckled tortoise (Homopus signatus)
Nama tortoise (Homopus solus)
South American snake – necked turtle (Hydromedusa tectifera )
Elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongata)
East Indian tortoise (Indotestudo forstenii)
Bell’s hinge – back tortoise (Kinixys belliana)
Serrated hinge – back tortoise (Kinixys erosa)
Home’s hinge – back tortoise (Kinixys homeana)
Speke’s hinge – back tortoise (Kinixys spekii)
Yellow mud turtle (Kinosternon flavescens)
Scorpion mud turtle (Kinosternon scorpioides)
Kemp’s ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys kempii)
Olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea)
Sulawesi forest turtle (Leucocephalon yuwonoi)
Alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii)
Diamondback terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin)
Pancake tortoise (Malacochersus tornieri)
Mekong snail (Malayemys subtrijuga)
Asian giant tortoise (Manouria emys)
Impressed tortoise (Manouria impressa)
Annam pond turtle (Mauremys annamensis)
Caspian turtle (Mauremys caspica)
Japanese pond turtle (Mauremys japonica)
Yellow pond turtle (Mauremys mutica)
Red – necked pond turtle (Mauremys nigricans)
Reeve’s turtle (Mauremys reevesii)
Western Caspian turtle (Mauremys rivulata)
Chinese stripe – necked turtle (Mauremys sinensis)
Tricarinate Hill turtle (Melanochelys tricarinata)
Indian black turtle (Melanochelys trijuga)
Gibba turtle (Mesoclemmys gibba)
Guyanan toad – headed turtle (Mesoclemmys nasuta)
Flatback sea turtle (Natator depressus)
Burmesee peacock softshell turtle (Nilssonia formosa)
Indian softshell turtle (Nilssonia gangetica)
Indian peacock softshell turtle (Nilssonia hurum)
Malaysian giant turtle (Orlitia borneensis)
Wattle – necked softshell turtle (Palea steindachneri)
Indian roofed turtle (Pangshura tecta)
New Guinea giant softshell turtle (Pelochelys bibroni)
Asian giant softshell turtle (Pelochelys cantorii)
Chinese softshell turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis)
African helmeted turtle (Pelomedusa subrufa)
Adanson’s mud turtle (Pelusios adansonii)
West African mud turtle (Pelusios castaneus)
Central African mud turtle (Pelusios chapini)
African forest turtle (Pelusios gabonensis)
Serrated hinged terrapin (Pelusios sinuatus )
East African black mud turtle (Pelusios subniger)
William’s mud turtle (Pelusios williamsi)
Geoffroy’s side – necked turtle (Phrynops geoffroanus)
Hilaire’s side – necked turtle (Phrynops hillarii)
Twist – necked turtle (Platemys platycephala)
Big – headed turtle (Platysternon megacephalum)
Giant South American river turtle (Podocnemis expansa)
Magdalena River turtle (Podocnemis lewyana)
Yellow – spotted river turtle (Podocnemis unifilis)
Geometric tortoise (Psammobates geometricus)
Serrated tent tortoise (Psammobates oculifer)
Tent tortoise (Psammobates tentorius)
Western swamp turtle (Pseudemydura umbrina)
River cooter (Pseudemys concinna)
Florida red – bellied cooter (Pseudemys nelsoni)
Northern red – bellied cooter (Pseudemys rubriventris)
Texas cooter (Pseudemys texana)
Spider tortoise (Pyxis arachnoides)
Swinhoe’s softshell turtle (Rafetus swinhoei)
Black wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys funerea)
Painted wood turtle (Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima)
Spot – legged turtle (Rhinoclemmys punctularia)
Beal’s eyed turtle (Sacalia bealei)
Four – eyed turtle (Sacalia quadriocellata)
Black marsh turtle (Siebenrockiella crassicollis)
Philippine forest turtle (Siebenrockiella leytensis)
Mexican giant musk turtle (Staurotypus triporcatus)
Loggerhead musk turtle (Sternotherus minor)
Common musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus)
Leopard tortoise (Stigmochelys pardalis)
Eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina)
Coahuilan box turtle (Terrapene coahuila)
Ornate box turle (Terrapene ornata)
Spur – thighed tortoise (Testudo graeca)
Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni)
Russian tortoise (Testudo horsfieldii)
Egyptian tortoise (Testudo kleinmanni)
Marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata)
Hispaniolan slider (Trachemys decorata)
Cuban slider (Trachemys decussata)
Ornate slider (Trachemys ornata)
Pond slider (Trachemys scripta)
Central Antillean slider (Trachemys stejnegeri)
Meso – American slider (Trachemys venusta)
African softshell turtle (Trionyx triunguis)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s