Testudo shensiensis Wiman 1930 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

Full reference: C. Wiman. 1930. Fossile Schildfröten aus China. Palaeontologica Sinica C 6(3):1-55

Belongs to Testudo according to C. R. Crumly 1983

See also Corsini et al. 2014 and Yeh 1963

Sister taxa: Testudo (Chersine), Testudo (Stylemys), Testudo amberiacensis, Testudo amiatae, Testudo antakyensis, Testudo antiqua, Testudo atlas, Testudo bosporica, Testudo brevitesta, Testudo brontops, Testudo carinata, Testudo cautleyi, Testudo cernovi, Testudo changshanensis, Testudo chienfutungensis, Testudo costarricensis, Testudo craverii, Testudo denizoti, Testudo despotti, Testudo emys, Testudo escheri, Testudo eurysternum, Testudo floweri, Testudo geometrica, Testudo globosa, Testudo graeca, Testudo hexagonata, Testudo hipparionum, Testudo honanensis, Testudo houzei, Testudo hypercostata, Testudo hypselonota, Testudo ibera, Testudo imbricata, Testudo indica, Testudo kalksburgensis, Testudo kenitrensis, Testudo kleinmanni, Testudo larteti, Testudo lunanensis, Testudo lutaria, Testudo margae, Testudo marginata, Testudo marmorum, Testudo nanus, Testudo oughlamensis, Testudo pecorinii, Testudo phosphoritarum, Testudo promarginata, Testudo punjabiensis, Testudo pusilla, Testudo scabra, Testudo semenensis, Testudo shansiensis, Testudo sharanensis, Testudo shilouensis, Testudo sloanei, Testudo sphaerica, Testudo tarakliensis, Testudo terrestris, Testudo tunhuanensis, Testudo ulanensis, Testudo weissingeri, Testudo yunnanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Fu-Ku-Hsien, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in China

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (1 collection)

• Miocene of China (2)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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