Alternative combination: Testudo inusitata
Synonyms: Geochelone primaeva Oelrich 1950, Gopherus copei Koerner 1940, Stylemys copei Koerner 1940, Testudo copei Koerner 1940, Testudo primaeva Oelrich 1950
Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1906. Descriptions of new species of turtles of the genus Testudo, collected from the Miocene by the Carnegie Museum; together with a description of the skull of Stylemys nebrascensis. Annals of Carnegie Museum 4:15-20
- Stylemys inusitata: CM 311 (holotype), a partial shell, a partial shell. Its type locality is Canyon Ferry Reservoir Earl Douglass Location, which is in a Hemingfordian terrestrial horizon in Montana.
- Stylemys copei:
- Testudo primaeva: UMMP No. 25758, a partial skeleton (nearly complete plastron and carapace plus many postcrania). Its type locality is Belmont Park Ranch Testudo primaeva site, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Montana.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore
Distribution: found only at Canyon Ferry Reservoir Earl Douglass Location
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