City of Austin (Pleistocene of the United States)

Where: Travis County, Texas (30.3° N, 97.7° W: paleocoordinates 30.3° N, 97.5° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Pleistocene (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: O. P. Hay. 1916. Descriptions of some fossil vertebrates found in Texas. Bulletin of the University of Texas 71:3-24 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 196055: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 03.09.2018

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Panemydidae
"Terrapene whitneyi n. sp." = Terrapene ornata
"Terrapene whitneyi n. sp." = Terrapene ornata Agassiz 1857 Western box turtle
USNM 8617 (holotype), a complete shell (Hay 1916b, pls. 1.4–5, 2.1)