Aveiras de Baixo (Miocene of Portugal)

Where: Azambuja Municipality, Portugal (39.1° N, 8.9° W: paleocoordinates 39.2° N, 10.1° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 9 mammal zone, Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: A. Pérez-García, E. Vlachos, and P. Mocho. 2017. The westernmost records of extinct large European tortoises: the presence of Titanochelon (Testudinidae) in the Miocene of Portugal. Historical Biology 29(6):854-861 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184303: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 17.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Titanochelon cf. bolivari Hernandez-Pacheco 1917 turtle