tortoise from Anguilla (AMNH collection) (Pleistocene of Anguilla)

Where: Anguilla (18.2° N, 63.1° W: paleocoordinates 18.2° N, 63.1° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Pleistocene (0.1 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: J. Lazell. 1993. Tortoise, cf. Geochelone carbonaria, from the Pleistocene of Anguilla, Northern Lesser Antilles. Journal of Herpetology 27(4):485-486 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190746: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 16.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
cf. Geochelone carbonaria Spix 1824 red-footed tortoise
AMNH, limb bones
 Squamata - Iguanidae
Iguana cf. delicatissima Laurent 1768 West Indian iguana
AMNH 91108, right tibia