Tamu (Miocene of China)

Also known as Taben-buluk, Testudo tunhuanensis type locality

Where: Gansu, China (40.2° N, 94.7° E: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 92.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: H. K. Yeh. 1963. Fossil turtles of China. Palaeontologia Sinica, New Series C 150:1-113 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179049: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 26.05.2016, edited by Evangelos Vlachos

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo chienfutungensis n. sp. Yeh 1963 turtle
IVPP V.1030
Testudo tunhuanensis n. sp. Yeh 1963 turtle
IVPP V.1029a
Testudo honanensis Wiman 1930 turtle
IVPP V.1027