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juli11

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I need your help! What du you think? Is that species kinixys belliana belliana or spekii? The guy says it spekii and it comes from Kenya..?!
 

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These are from the guy in the Czech Rep. yep? Want to see if we can do a joint purchase with a discount?

I won't buy from him it's kinixys belliana belliana I told him... But he won't believe me..
 

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Need plastron pics of possible. The beaks on a few looks belliana but the shape and compression speak spekii. Belliana kinda flare at the posterior carapace and marginal brim. I'll see if I can dig up a photo of my male belliana.
 

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Belliana belliana is on the left and nogueyi on right. Speks vary in pattern within the range. I'd say they are speks.

The beak and facial scales typically are the most relevant identifying factors in Kinixys that overlap ranges. But see the shape of belliana.

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