Testudo elata type locality (Miocene to of Brazil)

Where: Acre, Brazil (9.1° S, 70.3° W: paleocoordinates 9.3° S, 69.0° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• Precise dating unknown, age calculated based on the temporal range of the tortoise fossils in the area

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

• material lost

Primary reference: M. P. Gervais. 1877. Tortue gigantesque fossil au Bresil. Journal de Zoologie 6:283-285 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191087: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 08.01.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudinata -
Testudo elata n. sp. Gervais 1877 turtle
MNHN, material lost