Casimba de Jatibotanico (Pleistocene of Cuba)

Where: Santa Clara, Cuba (22.5° N, 80.2° W: paleocoordinates 22.6° N, 80.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: sinkhole; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: E. E. Williams. 1950. Testudo cubensis and the evolution of western hemisphere tortoises. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 95(1):1-36 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190669: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 13.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo cubensis" = Chelonoidis cubensis
"Testudo cubensis" = Chelonoidis cubensis Leidy 1868 turtle
AMNH 8923, a costal plate and additional material in AMNH