Testudo changshanensis type locality (Pleistocene of China)

Also known as Sanliting

Where: Zhejiang, China (28.9° N, 118.5° E: paleocoordinates 29.0° N, 118.2° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Early/Lower Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

• Cavernous sediments

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. B. Brinkman, J.-L. Li, and X.-K. Ye. 2008. Order Testudines. In J. Li, X. Wu, F. Zhange (eds.), The Chinese Fossil Reptiles and Their Kin 35-102 [D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179052: authorized by David Nicholson, entered by David Nicholson on 26.05.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo changshanensis n. sp. Wei et al. 1975 turtle
ZHM M 146