Nowa Wies Krolewska (freshwater) (Miocene of Poland)

Where: Upper Silesia, Poland (50.5° N, 20.5° E: paleocoordinates 50.8° N, 19.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 5.3 Ma)

• Upper Miocene

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; siltstone

• fresh-water silt

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: L. I. Khosatzky and M. Mlynarski. 1966. Fossil tortoises of the genus Geoemyda Gray, 1834 (s. lat.) of Europe. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 11(13):397-421 [D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187574: authorized by Paul Barrett, entered by Terri Cleary on 02.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Geoemyda eureia n. sp. Wegner 1913 turtle
Holotype lost; plastron figured in Wegner 1913