Corradino (Pleistocene of Malta)

Where: Malta (35.9° N, 14.5° E: paleocoordinates 35.8° N, 14.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: cave; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: In Valetta Museum

Primary reference: N. Tagliaferro. 1913. On the occurrence of a new gigantic land tortoise on the 9th April, 1913, at Coradino, Malta. Archivo Melitense 2:76-79 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190862: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 19.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo robustissima n. sp." = Testudo robusta
"Testudo robustissima n. sp." = Testudo robusta Leith-Adams 1877 turtle