Mauremys gaudryi Depéret 1885 (pond turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

This is not the original genus placement for this species.

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Synonyms: Clemmys romani Bergounioux 1935, Emys etrusca Portis 1890, Paralichelys carinata Bergounioux 1935

Belongs to Mauremys according to S. Hervet 2004

See also Bergounioux 1954, Chesi et al. 2007 and Portis 1890

Sister taxa: Mauremys annamensis, Mauremys aristotelica, Mauremys caspica, Mauremys fenhoense, Mauremys guntiana, Mauremys japonica, Mauremys leprosa, Mauremys massiliensis, Mauremys mutica, Mauremys nigricans, Mauremys portisi, Mauremys pygolopha, Mauremys reevesii, Mauremys rivulata, Mauremys sarmatica, Mauremys sinensis, Mauremys sophiae, Mauremys thanhinensis, Mauremys yabei

Type specimens:

  • Mauremys gaudryi: Lectotype MNHN PER 75
  • Clemmys romani: Its type locality is CavaillĂ© Brickyard, which is in a Zanclean terrestrial horizon in France.
  • Emys etrusca:
  • Paralichelys carinata: Its type locality is Chefdebien Brickyard, which is in a Zanclean terrestrial horizon in France.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of France (2 collections)

• Miocene of Austria (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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