Geoclemmys matuuraensis Shikama 1956 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Full reference: T. Shikama. 1956. Miocene Chelonia of Japan. Sci. Rept. Yokohama Nation. Univ 2(5):35-62

Belongs to Geoclemmys according to T. Shikama 1956

Sister taxa: Geoclemmys yudaensis, Geoclemys hamiltonii, Geoclemys matuuraensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Matuura coal mine, which is in a Miocene terrestrial shale in the Setibaru Formation of Japan

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Matuura coal mine

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