What's New:  September 2000

Here is the material that was added or modified for this update:

  1. List of Stamps Arranged by Country  
    Note:  The following stamps have been deleted from the list:

  2. Appendix III: Turtle "Look-Alike" Stamps


    New - Placochelys sp. - 28 April 00. A 3000MT denom. stamp on a sheet of nine se-tenant stamps. Another one of the nine stamps depicts Archelon, a true turtle. The taxonomy of Placochelys is discussed under Hungary.

    New - Henodus sp. - 28 April 00? A 20000MT s/s w/ a single stamp depicting Henodus sp. The generic name is misspelled as "Honodus" on the stamp. The taxonomy of Henodus is discussed under Sierra Leone.

  3. Appendix IV: Chelonian Taxa Appearing on Postage Stamps of the World
    Cuora amboinensis
    Manouria impressa
    Mauremys mutica (= M. nicricans, forma mutica)

  4. Appendix V: Post Offices with "Turtle" or "Tortoise" in Their Names
    Green Turtle Cay, Bahamas
    Beppukamegawa, Japan
    Kameoka, Japan
    Kamezaki, Japan
    Marugame, Japan

Last updated:  September 29, 2000