Pylea (Miocene to of Greece)

Where: Thessaloniki, Greece (40.6° N, 23.0° E: paleocoordinates 40.3° N, 22.7° E)

When: Late/Upper Miocene to Late/Upper Miocene (11.6 - 3.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, brown, yellow, muddy claystone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: D. Del Campana. 1917. Resti di “Testudo” nel Miocene Superiore di Capudjlar presso Salonicco. Bollettino della Società Geologica Italiana 36:1-6 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 182684: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 22.11.2016

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
Testudo graeca2 Linnaeus 1758 common tortoise
 Testudinata - Testudoolithidae
Testudoolithidae indet.1 Fang et al. 2003 turtle
Identified as "fossil eggs" in del Campana (1919)