Testudo gilbertii type locality (Miocene to of the United States)

Where: Phillips County, Kansas (39.8° N, 99.3° W: paleocoordinates 40.1° N, 97.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Hemphillian mammal zone, Ogallala Formation, Tortonian to Tortonian (11.6 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Sternberg

• Kansas University

Primary reference: J. Z. Gilbert. 1898. On the skull of Xerobates (?) undata Cope. Kansas University Quaterly 8:143-148 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191555: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 01.02.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo gilbertii n. sp." = Hesperotestudo gilbertii
"Testudo gilbertii n. sp." = Hesperotestudo gilbertii Hay 1899 turtle