Contributions to Zoology, 72 (4) (2003)

Individual, local and subspecific variation in female Hermann’s tortoise (Testudo hermanni) reproductive characters

S. Longepierre , C. Grenot , A. Hailey

Ecole Normale Supérieure, Laboratoire d’Ecologie CNRS-UMR 7625, 46 rue d’Ulm, F-75005 Paris, France

Present address: Laboratoire Environnement Marin Littoral, Gestion de la Biodiversité, E.A. Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis , Parc Valrose, 06108 Nice-Cedex 2-France

Department of Zoology, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki , Thessaloniki GR 540-06, Greece

Present address: School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, U.K.

Keywords: Egg production, clutch characters, conservation, tortoise, Testudo hermanni