Delibayir Sirti (Miocene of Turkey)

Where: Cankiri, Turkey (40.7° N, 33.7° E: paleocoordinates 41.0° N, 33.2° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: MN 10 mammal zone, Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: K. Staesche, H.V. Karl, and U. Staesche. 2007. Fossile Schildkroten aus der Turkei. In U. Staesche (ed.), Fossile Schildkroten aus drei Kontinenten 98:91-149 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184384: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 23.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx triunguis Forksal 1775 African softshell turtle
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo cf. graeca Linnaeus 1758 common tortoise
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Mauremys cf. caspica Gmelin 1774 Caspian turtle