Country/Date Scott Gibbons Michel Yvert Denom. Comments / Description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
23 Dec, 2002 1445 -- Noted --
S/S with Ei, Lo and Nd stamps & turtles in border
23 Dec, 2002 1445a 2865A 1827 390¢ Eretmochelys imbricata; also
logos of Lions & Rotary Clubs
23 Dec, 2002 1445b 2866A 1828 390¢ Lepidochelys olivacea; also
logos of Lions & Rotary Clubs
23 Dec, 2002 1445c 2867A 1829 390¢ Natator depressa [sic]; also
logos of Lions & Rotary Clubs
2011 -- -- -- -- --
2 green turtles in SS border;
cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- --
"Tortues et Dauphins" SS with 3 green
turtle stamps; cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- 500F
Green turtle; cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- 500F
Green turtle; cinderella
2012 -- -- -- -- 500F
Green turtle; cinderella
30 Jun, 2013 -- --
D. coriacea, C. mydas; L. kempii
in border
30 Jun, 2013 2902 900f Dermochelys coriacea
30 Jun, 2013 2905 900f Chelonia mydas
30 Jun, 2013 BF 586 3000f
Turtles and Sailing Ships; Chelonia mydas on stamp with yacht "Maple Leaf"
20 May, 2014 900f
Chelonia mydas in topmost stamp
& both left corner drawings
20 May, 2014 3000f
Chelonia mydas

CHAD
2008 -- -- -- -- 450f
Cinderella sheet "Scuba"; hawksbills in
stamps "d" and "i", green turtle in "h"
2010 -- -- -- -- 300f
Cinderella sheet "Tortues" with 4
sea turtle stamps
2011 -- -- -- -- --
Cinderella sheet
2011 -- -- -- -- 500f
Cinderella sheet of 5 hexagonal sea
turtle stamps, and turtle in border
2014 --
Probably a cinderella

CHILE
5 Sep, 1974 452a 730 812 423 200e Manutara Isla de Pascua - small
stone turtle image; translation of
"Manutara" is sooty tern

CHINA, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC of
2007 (3261) (4788) (3274) (4065) 80 ¥
Small prehistoric sea turtle in border
of personalized sheet for Geological
Museum of Heilongjiang – “Knot” stamp
was issued 3 March 2003

CHINA, REPUBLIC of (Taiwan)
10 Nov, 1995 3034 2281 2268 2201 5.00 Loggerhead
10 Nov, 1995 3033 2280 2267 2200 5.00 Green turtles
10 Nov, 1995 3035 2281 2269 2202 5.00 Olive ridley
10 Nov, 1995 3036 2283 2270 2203 5.00 Hawksbill
25 Sep, 1998 3195 2499 2473 2404 5.00 From "A Frog in a Well" fable
26 May, 1999 -- -- -- -- 99.1
Sea Turtle Conservation S/S -
Loggerhead Turtle
26 May, 1999 -- -- -- -- 99.2
Sea Turtle Conservation S/S -
Leatherback Turtle
26 May, 1999 -- -- -- -- 99.3
Sea Turtle Conservation S/S -
Green Sea Turtle
26 May, 1999 -- -- -- -- 99.4
Sea Turtle Conservation S/S -
Hawksbill Turtle
26 May, 1999 -- -- -- -- 99.7
Sea Turtle Conservation Sheetlet,
"Green Sea Turtle in Orchid Island"
3 Apr, 2008 3803a MS3297b 3397, BF 141 NT$5
Block 139 "Finding Nemo" S/S with 3 cartoon sea
turtles in circular stamp, and another in
S/S border
3 Apr, 2008 3804b MS3297a 3323, BF 142 NT$5
Block 139 "Finding Nemo" S/S with cartoon sea
turtle character "Squirt" in circular stamp

CHRISTMAS ISLAND (Australia)
30 Sep, 1986 190 223 227 226 36¢
25 Mar, 1987 211 244 248 I 235 $5 Green turtle
1 Mar, 1988 211a 229a 248 II 268 -- Sheet of 16 copies of #211, with
"1988" imprinted on each stamp
2 Sep, 1993 354 382 388 396 40¢
11 Sep, 1997 409 439 434 442 80¢ Tiny sea turtle in Santa's sleigh
12 Mar, 1998 412q 459 453 461 45¢
Hawksbill
31 Oct, 2003 444 527 516 520 50¢ Santa sitting on turtle
13 July, 2004 448e 547 535 539 10¢
Green turtles
31 Oct, 2011 497 705 707 712 55¢
Cartoon sea turtle watching as
Santa hands out gifts on beach
31 Oct, 2011 498 706 708 713 $1.50
Cartoon sea turtle in water watching
Santa walk ashore with gifts
31 Oct, 2011 499a 707 709 C714 55¢ Same picture as #705, but self-
adhesive stamp, in booklet
31 Oct, 2011 500a 708 710 C715 $1.50 Same picture as #706, but self-
adhesive stamp, in booklet
1 Nov, 2012 506 728 729 734 55¢
Cartoon sea turtle
1 Nov, 2012 507a MS 730 Block 29 F 39 --
SS with 2 Christmas stamps; 2 cartoon
sea turtles in SS border
1 Nov, 2013 520 759 769 55¢
1 Nov, 2013 521a MS 761 Block 31 55¢

CHUVASHIA (Russian Republic)
2003 -- -- -- -- 5,-
Green turtle in cinderella sheet

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS (Australia)
17 Feb, 1994 290a-e 301-5 310-14 291-5 10¢ ea.
17 Jun, 1999 331l 366 377 358 Hawksbill
1 Oct, 2002 336a 393 408 389 45¢ Loggerhead
1 Oct, 2002 336b 394 409 390 45¢ Hawksbill
1 Oct, 2002 336c 395 410 391 45¢ Leatherback
1 Oct, 2002 336d 396 411 392 45¢ Green turtle
13 Jun, 2006 344m 422 436 417 25¢
Green turtle
5 Jun, 2013 367 479 492
Green turtle
5 Jun, 2013 371a MS 484 Block 16 --
50 Years of Stamps commemorative SS

COLOMBIA
25 Apr, 1980 879a 1525 1441 765 $4
16 Apr, 1999 1153a 2182 2115 1095 1.300 Chelonia mydas
16 Apr, 1999 1153b 2183 2116 1096 1.300 Dermochelys coriacea
16 Apr, 1999 1153c 2184 2117 1097 1.300 Eretmochelys imbricata
1 Feb, 2002 1184a MS2243a 2178 1161 2,300 Small leatherback & map
1 Feb, 2002 1184b MS2243b 2179 1163 2,300 Small turtle & map
1 Feb, 2002 1184c MS2243c 2180 1164 2,300 Small turtle & map

COMORO ISLANDS
20 Dec, 1965 65 51 70 37 20fr Hawksbill
20 Apr, 1995 C216 -- 1121 313 10f Loggerhead
20 Apr, 1995 C217 -- 1122 313A 25f
20 Apr, 1995 C218 -- 1123 313B 30f
20 Apr, 1995 C219 -- 1124 313C 50f
10 Aug, 1998 829k -- 1256 687 200f
Dermochelys coriacea
25 Jan, 1999 859 -- 1615 858 150f
Kemp's ridley in "d" position;
hawksbill in "h" position on sheet
11 Dec, 2000 -- -- -- -- 150f
Hawksbill - illegal stamp
2 Mar, 2009   Block 483 BF164 --
"Tortues" sheet includes 4 sea
turtle stamps
2 Mar, 2009   2177 1495 200fc Dermochelys coriacea from "Tortues"
2 Mar, 2009   2178 1496 250fc Eretmochelys imbricata from "Tortues"
2 Mar, 2009   2181 1499 500fc Caretta caretta from "Tortues"
2 Mar, 2009   2182 1500 1000fc Chelonia mydas from "Tortues"
2 Mar, 2009   2183 F164 3000fc
SS with large C. mydas and other
sea turtles in SS border
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- -- -- 200fc
MI#2177 in Deluxe SS; large E. imbricata
& other sea turtles in SS border
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- -- -- 250fc
MI#2178 in Deluxe SS; sea turtle
drawings in SS border
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- -- -- 350fc
Caretta caretta in border of Chelus
finbriatus stamp in Deluxe SS;
sea turtles also in SS border
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- -- -- 450fc
C. caretta & C. mydas and other sea
turtles in border of Psammobates
geometricus stamp in Deluxe SS
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- -- -- 500fc
MI #2181 in Deluxe SS; large
C. caretta & C. mydas, and other smaller
turtles, in SS border
2 Mar, 2009 -- -- -- -- 1000fc
MI #2182 in Deluxe SS; large
D. coriacea & E. imbricata in SS border,
along with other smaller turtles
5 Sep, 2009   Block 512 BF195 --
"Faune de l'Union des Comores - Les
Tortues" - 4 sea turtle stamps
& C. mydas in sheet border
5 Sep, 2009   2340 1641 450fc E. imbricata from "Les Tortues"
5 Sep, 2009   2341 1642 450fc C. caretta from "Les Tortues"
5 Sep, 2009   2342 1643 450fc D. coriacea from "Les Tortues"
5 Sep, 2009   2344 1645 450fc C. mydas from "Les Tortues"
5 Sep, 2009   2345 F195 3000fc
"Faune de l'Union des Comores - les
Tortues" SS with C. mydas on stamp
& 4 C. mydas in SS border
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- -- -- 450fc
MI #2340 in Deluxe SS; C.caretta
and C. mydas in SS border
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- -- -- 450fc
MI #2341 in Deluxe SS; E. imbricata
and 2 C. mydas in SS border
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- -- -- 450fc
MI #2342 in Deluxe SS;
2 C. mydas in SS border
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- -- -- 450fc
MI #2343 (C. fimbratus) in Deluxe SS;
C. mydas, D. coriacea & E. imbricata in border
5 Sep, 2009 -- -- -- -- 450fc
MI #2344 on stamp in Deluxe SS;
C. mydas also in SS border
14 Dec, 2009 2720, 1905, 500fc
Block 579 BF249 "Endangered Animals of the Indian
Ocean" - C. caretta stamp in "d" position
28 Jul, 2011 3011, 2164, 500f
Block 624 BF 300 Eretmochelys imbricata
2014 150K
Joint issue with France (Réunion), Madagascar,
Mauritius, Seychelles & TAAF

CONGO DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
1999 -- -- -- -- 25,000 NZ
Turtle in cinderella shark sheet
2007 -- -- -- -- 250f
Green turtle in cinderella Turtles sheet
18 May, 2011 2040-42, --
Block 382 C. mydas in border of sheet

CONGO, Republic of
2007 -- -- -- -- 500f
Loggerhead in cinderella sheet
2012 -- -- -- -- 250f
Cinderella "Tortues" sheet;
all are green turtles except upper right
is loggerhead, and 2nd row left, and
bottom row left are hawksbills
2012 -- -- -- -- 300f
Cinderella "Tortues" sheet;
stamp "e" ID'd as L. olivacea should be
E. imbricata, and stamp "f" ID'd as
Megophrys nasuta (which is the Malayan
Horned Frog) should be L. olivacea
2013 -- -- -- -- 400f
Cinderella sheet of 4 stamps;
L. olivacea misidentified as frog species

COOK ISLANDS
20 Nov, 1995 1199 1382 1442 1133 85¢ Green turtle
20 Nov, 1995 1200 1383 1443 1134 $1 Hawksbill
20 Nov, 1995 1201 1384 1444 1135 $1.75 Green turtle
20 Nov, 1995 1202 1385 1445 1136 $2.25 Hawksbill hatchlings
10 Oct, 2007 1291a 1526 1595 1279 $3 Hawksbill
10 Oct, 2007 1291b 1527 1596 1280 $3 Leatherback
10 Oct, 2007 1291c 1528 1597 1281 $3 Green turtle
10 Oct, 2007 1291d 1529 1598 1282 $3 Olive ridley
23 Jun, 2014 $1


COSTA RICA
3 May, 1978 -- -- -- -- 1 col Timbre - Parques Nacionales;
two swimming sea turtles; tiny CG on
bottom; Mena Catalog #4
3 May, 1978 -- -- -- -- 5 col
Timbre - Parques Nacionales;
two swimming sea turtles; tiny CG on
bottom; Mena Catalog #5
24 Oct, 1978 -- -- -- -- 100 col
Timbre - Parques Nacionales;
two swimming sea turtles; tiny "De La
Rue De Colombia" in bottom margin;
Mena Catalog #8
3 Jun, 1987 -- -- -- -- 1 col
Same as 1978 1 col. issue, but with
"Litografia Trejos - Costa Rica" on
bottom, and not CG; Mena #6
3 Jun, 1987 -- -- -- -- 5 col
Same as 1978 5 col. issue, but with
"Litografia Trejos - Costa Rica" on
bottom, and not CG; Mena #7
1 Feb, 1988 397 1469 1343 497 5 colones Green turtle
29 Oct, 1999 -- -- -- -- 250 col
Mena #10; overprint of Mena #6
29 Oct, 1999 -- -- -- -- 500 col
Mena #11; overprint of Mena #6
25 Aug, 2006 593d 1799 1635 795 180¢ Parques Nacionales 2006
Isla del Coco, Costa Rica
(Eretmochelys imbricaas [sic])
25 Aug, 2006 593h 1803 1639 799 180¢ Anterior half of turtle
in upper left of shark stamp
from Parques Nacionales 2006 sheet
27 May, 2009 626d MS1886 1722, 888 65¢
Block 31 Cartoon sea turtle with boy from
children's story "Paul's Music"

CROATIA (Hrvatska)
29 Jun, 1995 248 360 328 303 2.4Kn Loggerhead

CUBA
5 Sep, 1967 1281 1533 1350 1164 20p
15 Nov, 1983 2617 2923 2766 2462 1p Hawksbill
15 Nov, 1983 2618 2924 2767 2463 2p Kemp's ridley
15 Nov, 1983 2620 2926 2769 2465 20p Loggerhead hatchling
15 Nov, 1983 2621 2927 2770 2466 30p Green turtle
15 Nov, 1983 2622 2928 2771 2467 50p Leatherback
30 Sep, 1994 3601 3924 3779 3399 1.00 Green turtle
27 Sep, 2000 4110 4451 4314 3897 10c Hawksbill
8 May, 2007 4708 5073 4937 4463 85c Green turtle incorrectly
described as hawksbill
15 Nov, 2007 4763 5128 5005 4520 5c Fauna Protegida Cubana,
Eretmochelys imbricata
15 Nov, 2007 4769 MS5134 3807, BF 232 1.00
Block 526 Chelonia mydas in SS

CURACAO
14 Oct, 2014 100¢
From a set issued for Child Welfare

CYPRUS
6 May, 1999 934 969 928 935 30¢ Lara Reserve

DAHLAK ISLANDS (Part of Ethiopia)
30 Dec, 1969 -- -- -- -- 15
(Cinderella)
30 Dec, 1969 -- -- -- -- 15
Stamps overprinted "Christmas 1969"
1970 -- -- -- -- 15
"Christmas 1969" overprint blocked
out; further overprinted "1970
Starfish Expedition"
1971 -- -- -- -- 15
"Christmas 1969" overprint blocked
out; further overprinted "Ophthalmic
Investigation Team 1971"

DJIBOUTI
14 Sep, 1977 467 714 202 466 70fr Turtle is a hawksbill, though
described C. mydas
11 Nov, 1992 705 1087 575 699 200f Loggerhead
14 May, 2000 812 2669 749, BF 12 250f Loggerhead in S/S
Block 154
2011 -- -- -- -- 50f
Cinderella sheet with olive ridley
hatchling in stamp "a"

DOMINICA
10 Mar, 1969 253 257 252 248 48¢
6 Sep, 1970 297 303 296 292 Green turtle
6 Sep, 1970 300a MS307 Block 3 BF3 #297 in S/S
29 Dec, 1988 1146 1211 1184 1080 10¢ Leatherback
20 Jul, 1992 1479c 1574 1554 1387 65¢
Hawksbill
26 Apr, 1993 1548 1686 1677 1514 25¢ Leatherback
26 Apr, 1993 1549 1687 1678 1545 55¢ Hawksbill
26 Apr, 1993 1550 1688 1679 1546 65¢ Kemp's ridley
26 Apr, 1993 1551 1689 1680 1515 90¢ Green turtle
26 Apr, 1993 1552 1690 1681 1516 $1 Green turtle
26 Apr, 1993 1553 1691 1682 1547 $2 Hawksbill
26 Apr, 1993 1554 1692 1683 1548 $4 Loggerhead
26 Apr, 1993 1555 1693 1684 1517 $5 Leatherback
26 Apr, 1993 1556 MS1694a Block 232 BF232 $6 Green hatchlings
26 Apr, 1993 1557 MS1694b Block 233 BF243 $6 Hawksbill
7 Sep, 1998 2085d 2514 2586 2243 $1 Hawksbill
7 Sep, 1998 2086f 2525 2597 2266 $1 Leatherback
14 Sep, 1998 2103 2554 2603 2277 25¢ #1548 overprinted "Save the Turtles"
14 Sep, 1998 2104 2555 2604 2278 55¢ #1549 overprinted "Save the Turtles"
14 Sep, 1998 2105 2556 2605 2279 90¢ #1551 overprinted "Save the Turtles"
14 Sep, 1998 2106 2557 2606 2280 $1 #1552 overprinted "Save the Turtles"
14 Sep, 1998 2107 2558 2607 2281 $4 #1554 overprinted "Save the Turtles"
18 Dec, 2000 2265 MS3016a 3084, BF414 $6
Block 418 Hawksbill in S/S
27 Feb, 2001 2281 MS3034 3121, BF417 $5
Block 423 Green turtle hatchling
29 Jul, 2002 2381 MS3265d Block 463 BF 453 --
In margin of whale sheet
11 Apr, 2007 2618 MS3562 Block 526 BF 521 --
Tiny sea turtle in Cayman Coat of Arms
on flag in S/S border
8 Sep, 2009 2692 3651 3969 3428 90¢
Eretmochelys imbricata
1 May, 2014 2806 --
1 May, 2014 2806a $3.50 Leatherback
1 May, 2014 2806b $3.50 Green turtle
1 May, 2014 2806c $3.50 Hawksbill
1 May, 2014 2807 $5
Green turtles

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
30 Aug, 1980 C317 1412 1276 363 45¢ Hawksbill
30 Dec, 1996 1242a 1995 1839 1244 RD $5 Leatherback
30 Dec, 1996 1242b 1996 1840 1245 RD $5 Loggerhead
30 Dec, 1996 1242c 1997 1841 1246 RD $5 Green turtle
30 Dec, 1996 1242d 1998 1842 1247 RD $5 Hawksbill
28 Dec, 2007 1146 2266 2110 1530 $7 Line drawing of hawksbill turtle

ECUADOR
9 May, 2003 1671b 2669 2727 1744 $1.08 Reserva Marina de Galápagos,
Chelonia mydas agassizi
26 Sep, 2005 1750d 2798 2798 1858 0.40 USD Los Cuatro Mundos -
Galápagos - Tortuga Marina
(Diver and green turtle)
30 Nov, 2007 1913 3025 3068 2067 .40 Galápagos, green turtle & map
18 Mar, 2011 2021g 3222 3282 2283 $1
C. mydas agassizi in self-adhesive stamp
booklet "Fauna of the Galapagos"
16 Jan, 2013 2094d 3405 50¢
Chelonia mydas - same stamp as
#2021g but reversed image and
different denomination
3 Oct, 2013 50¢
Same stamps as in 16 Jan. booklet

EQUATORIAL GUINEA
1 May, 1984 74 73 1649 197b 150b Slaughtered turtle
1998 230c 265 1861 356b 400fr Stylized sea turtle on beach
2010 -- -- -- -- 0.75$
Cinderella sheet of turtle stamps
with C. mydas & E. imbricata stamps
in "d" and "i" positions; same pictures
as in illegals from other entities
2010 -- -- -- -- 3.0$
Cinderella sheet of turtle stamps
with C. caretta stamp in "i" position

ERITREA
29 Dec, 1997 297b 387 158 336 3Nfa
Hawksbill
2005 -- -- -- -- 10.00 Hawksbill, green and
leatherback turtles in S/S border;
illegal issue

ETHIOPIA
14 Nov, 1978 900 1095 986 905 70¢

FALKLAND ISLANDS
19 Apr, 1982 344 422 350 344 5p Same border as #346, but
shows Darwin
19 Apr, 1982 345 423 351 345 17p Same border as #346, but
shows microscope
19 Apr, 1982 346 424 352 346 25p
19 Apr, 1982 347 425 353 347 34p Same border as #346, but
shows ship

FERNANDO POO (now Equatorial Guinea)
23 Nov, 1961 B10 224 199 195 10+5cts
23 Nov, 1961 B12 226 201 197 30+10cts Looks like B10, but maroon

FIJI
3 Dec, 1962 164 299 142 156 1p w/w 4
14 Jan, 1964 176 311 154 180 1p Looks like #164, w/w 314
26 May, 1997 792 MS981 Block 22 BF 24 --
26 May, 1997 792a Noted 804 BF 24 63¢
26 May, 1997 792b Noted 805 BF 24 81¢
26 May, 1997 792c Noted 806 BF 24 $1.06
26 May, 1997 792d Noted 807 BF 24 $2

FRANCE
6 May, 2002 2892 3824 3622 3485 41€ Leatherback
6 May, 2002 2895a MS3828 Block 28 BF48 41€
Leatherback turtle in S/S
25 Nov, 2011 4129 5079 5245 638, None
BC 636 Swimming turtle in self-adhesive
"Nouvelle Caledonie" stamp in
"Outre-Mer" booklet
20 Apr, 2012 4200 MS5150 5321-3, F 4646 --
Block 175 "Poissons Tropicaux"
13 Oct, 2014 5996 €0,98
Joint issue with Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius
Seychelles & TAAF

FRENCH POLYNESIA
24 Jun, 1976 289 219 217 108 18fr Stylized green turtle
19 Feb, 1986 432 475 447 251 51fr Juvenile green turtle
13 May, 1987 461 508 480 281 21fr Petroglyph
4 May, 1995 657 Noted 676-7 Noted -- Green turtle stamps
separated by label
4 May, 1995 657a 720 676 485 22f  
4 May, 1995 657b 721 677 486 29f  
12 Aug, 1995 666 788 688 488 83f "Tifai" represents marine
turtles in local culture
15 Oct, 1997 724 810 750 550 96f Stylized sea turtles in
mother-of-pearl artwork
10 Sep, 1998 741 830 770 570 200f Les fond marins; from painting
27 May, 2005 896a MS1003 Block 31 BF 31 440f Sea turtle in border of
S/S Fonds marins: Poissons
16 Dec, 2005 910 1016 960 760 90f 2005 Christmas Stamp
from child's drawing
11 Sep, 2009 1009 1140 1080 881 100f
Green turtle and its reflection
11 Sep, 2009 1010a MS1142 Block 35 BF 35 310f
#1009 in SS "Plongée, Tortue, Baleine";
green turtle also in SS border
27 Sep, 2011 1062i 1219 1168 968, 100fr
C960 Stamp may only be available as a
self-adhesive in booklet "Moana"
7 Jun, 2013 1104 1232 100f
Green turtle
7 Jun, 2013 1104a Block 40 100f
Green turtles
20 Jan, 2014 1116 1249 20f
20 Jan, 2014 1119a Block 41 205f
Commemorates new banknotes

FRENCH SOUTHERN and ANTARCTIC TERRITORIES
10 May, 2007 388 587a Block 18 BF 18 --
Green turtle in Îles Éparses S/S
commemorating the incorporation of
"scattered" Indian Ocean islands into the FAT
5 Nov, 2009 420e 621e 688 539, None
C535 "Juan de Nove, tortue imbriquée femelle";
hawksbill turtle on non-denominated stamp in
large booklet, with green turtle on back cover;
valid for postage within FSAT
29 Apr, 2013 484 829 €0,01
29 Apr, 2013 488 833 €0,63
9 Oct, 2014 511 €1,05
Joint issue with Comoros, France (Réunion),
Madagascar, Mauritius & Seychelles

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