Palaeoemys occitana Hervet 2003 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

Full reference: S. Hervet. 2003. Deux nouvelles tortues de l’Éocène inférieur de Saint-Papoul (Aude, France). C. R. Palevol 2:617-624

Belongs to Palaeoemys according to S. Hervet 2003

Sister taxon: Palaeoemys hessiaca

Type specimen: MNHN SPP 18, a partial skeleton (partial shell). Its type locality is Saint-Papoul, which is in a Ypresian terrestrial horizon in the Saint-Papoul Formation of France.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore

Distribution: found only at Saint-Papoul

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