Meiolania brevicollis Megirian 1992 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata - Meiolaniidae

Full reference: D. Megirian. 1992. Meiolania brevicollis sp. nov. (Testudines: Meiolaniidae): a new horned turtle from the Australian Miocene. Alcheringa 16(2):93-106

Belongs to Meiolania according to J. Sterli 2015

See also Megirian 1992

Sister taxa: Meiolania mackayi, Meiolania platyceps

Type specimen: NTM P 87103-2, a partial skull (right squamosal). Its type locality is Blast Site, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Camfield Beds Formation of Australia.


Distribution: found only at Blast Site

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