Homepage Types of turtles Difference between the types of turtles

Turtles and Tortoises and Terraspins are all considered reptiles with shells
and the only difference between them are where and which environment they live in.
They are all under the Testudines category under Reptiles (Reptilia)

Turtles=live in some body of water

Tortoise=live on land

Terraspins=reptiles with shells that dwell on land or water