Manouria oyamai Takahashi et al. 2003 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

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

Belongs to Manouria according to A. Takahashi et al. 2018

See also Takahashi et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Manouria emys, Manouria impressa, Manouria yushensis

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

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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