Testudo changshanensis Wei et al. 1975 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

Belongs to Testudo according to Wei et al. 1975

Sister taxa: Testudo (Chersine), Testudo (Stylemys), Testudo amberiacensis, Testudo amiatae, Testudo antakyensis, Testudo antiqua, Testudo atlas, Testudo bosporica, Testudo brevitesta, Testudo brontops, Testudo carinata, Testudo cautleyi, Testudo cernovi, Testudo chienfutungensis, Testudo costarricensis, Testudo craverii, Testudo denizoti, Testudo despotti, Testudo emys, Testudo escheri, Testudo eurysternum, Testudo floweri, Testudo geometrica, Testudo globosa, Testudo graeca, Testudo hexagonata, Testudo hipparionum, Testudo honanensis, Testudo houzei, Testudo hypercostata, Testudo hypselonota, Testudo ibera, Testudo imbricata, Testudo indica, Testudo kalksburgensis, Testudo kenitrensis, Testudo kleinmanni, Testudo larteti, Testudo lunanensis, Testudo lutaria, Testudo margae, Testudo marginata, Testudo marmorum, Testudo nanus, Testudo oughlamensis, Testudo pecorinii, Testudo phosphoritarum, Testudo promarginata, Testudo punjabiensis, Testudo pusilla, Testudo scabra, Testudo semenensis, Testudo shansiensis, Testudo sharanensis, Testudo shensiensis, Testudo shilouensis, Testudo sloanei, Testudo sphaerica, Testudo tarakliensis, Testudo terrestris, Testudo tunhuanensis, Testudo ulanensis, Testudo weissingeri, Testudo yunnanensis

Type specimen: ZHM M 146, a partial skeleton (incomplete carapace and plastron). Its type locality is Testudo changshanensis type locality, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in China.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Testudo changshanensis type locality

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