Micabiba: Pleistocene, Malta

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae
Testudo despotti n. sp. Szalai 1937
see common names

Coordinates: 35.8° North, 14.5° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:35.8° North, 14.4° East
Basis of coordinate:based on nearby landmark
Period:Quaternary Epoch:Pleistocene
10 m.y. bin:Cenozoic 6
Key time interval:Pleistocene
Age range of interval:2.58800 - 0.01170 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collection method comments: Malta Museum
Also known as:Micabba, Mqabba, Ta Gandia, Tal Herba
Database number:190864
Authorizer:E. Vlachos Enterer:E. Vlachos
Modifier:E. Vlachos
Created:2017-12-19 16:34:56 Last modified:2017-12-19 16:39:14
Access level:the public Released:2017-12-19 16:34:56
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

64168. T. Szalai. 1937. Fossile Testudo-reste aus dem Pleistozan Maltas. Gedanken uber das Sogenannte Nordische entstehungszentrum der tierre. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 31:158-164 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]