Lepidochelys olivacea on Stamps
Country/Date Scott Gibbons Michel Yvert Denom. Comments / Description


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AITUTAKI (Cook Islands)
1 Dec, 1995 515 692 746 568 $1.50

ANGOLA
7 Apr, 2000 -- -- -- -- 3,500Kz
7 Nov, 2007 1316 MS1759 Block 123 --
Tartarugas Marinhas sheet
7 Nov, 2007 1316d -- 1797 45 Kz Lepidochelys olivacea

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
8 Apr, 2002 2560 MS3580a 503 BF526 $6

BRUNEI
16 Nov, 2000 563c 650 597 583 30s

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
17 May, 1990 571 647 582 567 5.00

CAYMAN ISLANDS
28 Feb, 1995 698 798 726 759 $2.00 Single in #698a

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
23 Dec, 2002 1445   --   --
23 Dec, 2002 1445b 2866A 390¢

CHAD
2011 --
Cinderella sheet
2011 500f
Cinderella sheet

CHINA, Republic of (Taiwan)
10 Nov, 1995 3035 2281 2269 2202 5.00

COOK ISLANDS
10 Oct, 2007 1291d 1529 1598 $3

DJIBOUTI
2011 -- -- -- -- 50f
Cinderella sheet with olive ridley
hatchling in stamp "a"

GUINEA
25 Feb, 2009 -- 6397-6402 --
Block 1663 "Les Tortues" sheet;
L. olivacea on stamp "e"
25 Feb, 2009 -- 6415 25000f
Block 1663 L. olivacea in border
25 Feb, 2009 -- -- -- 5000 FG

GUINEA-BISSAU
30 Jun, 2001 1332 1703 683 500fcfa
28 Oct, 2010 5025-30 --
Block 867 "Tartarugas"
28 Oct, 2010 5026 350f Lepidochelys olivacea


INDIA
29 Jan, 200018031905174215073r

INDONESIA
24 Oct, 2010 2248 -- --
"Kehidupan Bawah Laut - Marine Life"
24 Oct, 2010 2248a 2849 1500 Lepidochelys olivacea; line
drawing of species also on stamp

IVORY COAST
2011 --
Probably a cinderella; 2 sea
turtles also in sheet border

KENYA
13 Apr, 200074376273972347/

MALAWI
2012 --
Cinderella sheet

MALAYSIA
17 Nov, 1990434453439458$1
18 Dec, 199975482683230s#434 on stamp

MALDIVES
17 Feb, 198084585786780275L Incorrect number of scutes
22 Aug, 19952093d2292242720533 Rf
26 Oct, 19992387302232962808Rf 10
22 Jun, 2010 3005 4821,B631 15rf
"Reptiles of the Maldives"

MÉXICO
7 Jul, 19982090g252127191812$2.30

MICRONESIA
9 Aug, 2001445bMS1161a1179103260¢
4 Sep, 2009 853 MS1560 Noted --
"Turtles of the Pacific Ocean"
4 Sep, 2009 853d -- 2026 98¢ Olive Ridley Turtle - L. olivacea

MOZAMBIQUE
16 Aug, 1994 1221 1377 1313 1271 500
ID'd as Lepidachelys [sic] olivacea,
but picture taken from C. caretta
photo in a reptiles field guide
10 Dec, 2007 1778 Block 220 --
10 Dec, 2007 1778c 2979 20.00M Lepidochelys olivacea
10 Dec, 2007 1778d 2980 20.00M Lepidochelys olivacea
10 Dec, 2007 -- -- -- -- 20m
#1778c in Deluxe SS; L. olivacea
also in SS border
10 Dec, 2007 -- -- -- -- 20m
#1778d in Deluxe SS
30 Aug, 2011 --
FAUNA DE MOÇAMBIQUE - Tartarugas
30 Aug, 2011 66 MT Lepidochelys olivacea

NETHERLANDS ANTILLES
10 Dec, 2004 1048 1648 1352 1487 285¢

NICARAGUA
7 Apr, 1980 -- 22322101PA 945$2.20Looks like SG#2264 but with Olympic
rings and different overprint
3 May, 1980 -- MS2234Block 114 $5+$15
14 May, 1981 -- 22642178PA 956$2.20
20062464 C$25

OMAN
12 Aug, 2002439a571 525 487100
12 Aug, 2002439e570 Block 31 BF26--

PANAMÁ
11 Sep, 1990781151017081069B/O.45
6 Apr, 1995815155517541113B/O.30#781 overprinted

PAPUA NEW GUINEA
8 Feb, 198459547547046920t 7 lateral and 6 central scutes
23 Mar, 20071252 1163 1228 K5.35
23 Mar, 20071253 MS 1164 Block 43 --
23 Mar, 20071253d -- 1232,Bk43 K5.35

PENRHYN (Cook Islands)
7 Dec, 1995 448a 519 581 429 $1.65

PHILIPPINES
31 Mar, 2006 3018a 3870 3766 3052 7p

St. THOMAS & PRINCE ISLANDS
19 Nov, 2001140018991321Db 3500
19 Nov, 2001140119001322Db 5000
19 Nov, 2001140219011323Db 6000
19 Nov, 2001140319021324Db 7500
31 Dec, 20021431Block 419--
5 Nov, 2007 3071,B599 Db7000
15 Apr, 2009 3970 --
#1400 with all 4 stamps o/p'd
"Local até 20g"
15 Apr, 2009 3971 --
#1401 with all 4 stamps o/p'd
"Local até 20g"
15 Apr, 2009 3972 --
#1403 with all 4 stamps o/p'd
"Local até 20g"

SAMOA (Western)
24 Aug, 1995 898 969 815 821 $4

SOLOMON ISLANDS
5 Jan, 1983 491 487 487 477 45¢

SURINAM
17 Feb, 1982 595 1068 974 846 35¢

THAILAND
8 Jan, 1986 1142 1240 1158 1137 10b

TOGO
15 Jun, 2010 -- 3428,Bk496 2000f
15 Jun, 2010 -- -- 550f
Deluxe SS with MI #3426 on stamp;
L. olivacea in border
2011 3000f
L. olivacea in SS border
2011 3000f
African Ecosystems, East African
Mangroves; SS border shows L. olivacea
"arribada", E. imbricata, and hatchling
emerging from egg

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