Is my little one a Greek or Hermann’s?

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Also, what is the difference between the two? Thanks so much!
 

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It looks like a Hermann's to me based off of the coloration of the plastron.

@HermanniChris would know for sure.

Also, this thread might help:
 

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Hermann's have a black splotch on most of the scutes of their plastron that turn into symmetrical longitudinal bands on either side as they grow. That's what your little guy seems to have going on.
Greeks tend to have one big, non-symmetrical black splotch that covers most of the plastron but there is some variation with them.
 

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in person, she also has a much more longer and oval body shape as compared to my for sure eastern Hermann’s. So I got to thinking about it and now I’m just not quite sure!
 

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Here you can see her shape a bit better (;
 

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I’m back with another reference pic, here she is next to my Hermann’s, and before anyone gets on to me, I DO not soak them
Together anymore, no worries. The Hermann’s is on the right and she’s in the left.
 

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Here are some sources for you to look at:


 

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This does not look like a Western Hermann's the color variation is much brighter. Could be more on the greek side POSSIBLY an eastern hermanns I am aiming towards. YOU can't miss a western hermann's. Coloring is very vibrant and beautiful.
 
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