Micabiba (Pleistocene of Malta)

Also known as Micabba, Mqabba, Ta Gandia, Tal Herba

Where: Malta (35.8° 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: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Malta Museum

Primary reference: T. Szalai. 1937. Fossile Testudo-reste aus dem Pleistozan Maltas. Gedanken uber das Sogenannte Nordische entstehungszentrum der tierre. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 31:158-164 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190864: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 19.12.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo despotti n. sp. Szalai 1937 turtle