Named after Seito Oyama
Full reference: A. Takahashi, H. Otsuka, and R. Hirayama. 2003. A new species of Manouria (Testudines: Testudinidae) from the Upper Pleistocene of the Ryukyu Islands, Japan. Paleontological Research 7(3):195-217
See also Takahashi et al. 2003
Type specimen: ESK-6150, a partial skeleton (skull, mandible, partial shell and some limb bones). Its type locality is Kamikurukubaru fissure, which is in a Pleistocene fissure fill travertine in the Naha Formation of Japan.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore
• Quaternary of Japan (6 collections)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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