Manouria Gray 1852 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

Alternative spellings: Geochelone (Manouria), Manuria

Parent taxon: Testudinidae according to A. Takahashi et al. 2018

See also Auffenberg 1971, Cope 1884, Crumly 1982, de la Fuente et al. 2014, Frank and Ramus 1996, Takahashi et al. 2003 and van Dijk et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Achilemys, Agrionemys, Aldabrachelys, Anhuichelys, Astrochelys, Cachuga, Caryoderma, Centrochelys, Cheirogaster, Chelone, Chelonoidis, Chelys patagonica, Chersina, Chersine, Cylindraspis, Damonia, Emys sombrerensis, Ergilemys, Floridemys, Floridemys hurdi, Fontainechelon, Geochelone, Geochelone (Chelonoidis), Geochelone (Hesperotestudo) equicomes, Gigantochersina, Gopherus, Gopherus praecedens, Hesperotestudo, Homopus, Impregnochelys, Indotestudo, Juvemys, Kansuchelys, Kinixys, Malacochersus, Megalochelys, Mesochersus, Miotestudo, Namibchersus, Nicoria, Palaeoemys, Paleotestudo, Pelorochelon, Platysterninae, Psammobates, Pyxis, Sinohadrianus, Stigmochelys, Stylemys, Stylemys calaverensis, Taraschelon, Testudininae, Testudininei, Testudinites sellovii, Testudo, Testudo annae, Testudo atascosae, Testudo castrensis, Testudo cultrata, Testudo exornata, Testudo formosa, Testudo francisi, Testudo hayi, Testudo klettiana, Testudo laticaudata, Testudo louisekressmani, Testudo luciae, Testudo ocalana, Testudo paranensis, Testudo peragrans, Testudo quadratus, Testudo undata, Titanochelon

Subtaxa: Manouria emys Manouria impressa Manouria oyamai Manouria yushensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (6 collections), Thailand (1)

• Pliocene of China (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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