Dortoka botanica Gheerbrant et al. 1999 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dortokidae

Alternative combination: Ronella botanica

Full reference: E. Gheerbrant, V. Codrea, A. Hosu, S. Sen, C. Guernet, F. Lapparent Broin, and J. Riveline. 1999. Découverte de vertébrés dans les Calcaires de Rona (Thanétien ou Sparnacien), Transylvanie, Roumanie: les plus anciens mammifères cénozoïques d'Europe Orientale. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 92:517-535

Belongs to Dortoka according to E. Cadena and W. G. Joyce 2015

See also Gaffney et al. 2006 and Lapparent de Broin et al. 2004

Sister taxon: Dortoka vasconica

Type specimen: JBB-21, a partial shell (partial plastron). Its type locality is Jibou B (JBB4), which is in a Thanetian fluvial-lacustrine limestone in the Jibou Formation of Romania.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Romania (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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