Terrapene corneri Holman and Fritz 2005 (box turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Full reference: J. A. Holman and U. Fritz. 2005. The box turtle genus Terrapene (Testudines: Emydidae) in the Miocene of the USA. Herpetological Journal 15:81-90

Belongs to Terrapene according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Holman and Fritz 2005 and Joyce et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Cistudo marnochii, Terrapene bulverda, Terrapene carolina, Terrapene coahuila, Terrapene eurypygia, Terrapene hibernaculum, Terrapene impensa, Terrapene impressa, Terrapene klauberi, Terrapene nelsoni, Terrapene ornata, Terrapene parornata, Terrapene putnami, Terrapene singletoni, Cistudo eocaenica, Cistudo triunguis, Cistudo major, Cistudo mexicana

Type specimen: UNSM 21618, a shell. Its type locality is Myers Farm, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Myers Farm

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