La Chacotte and Montaigu-le-Blin (Miocene of France)

Where: Allier, France (46.3° N, 3.5° E: paleocoordinates 46.3° N, 1.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Aquitanian (23.0 - 20.4 Ma)

• middle Aquitanian

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Broin. 1977. Contribution a l'etude des Cheloniens. Cheloniens continentaux due Cretace et du Tertiare de France. Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Nouvelle Serie, Serie C, Sciences de la terre 38:1-366 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 181640: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 25.09.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx sp. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1809 softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pantrionychidae
"Palaeotrionyx vittatus" = Axestemys vittata
"Palaeotrionyx vittatus" = Axestemys vittata Pomel 1847 turtle
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Ptychogaster emydoides Pomel 1847 turtle