Hadrianus Cope 1872 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

Alternative spellings: Geochelone (Hadrianus), Testudo (Hadrianus)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Second account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-3

Parent taxon: Pantestudinidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Auffenberg 1971, Bramble 1982, Chkhikvadze 1970, Cope 1871, Cope 1884, Danilov and Averianov 1997, de la Fuente et al. 2014, Gilmore 1915, Hay 1902, Holroyd et al. 2001, Hutchison 1992, Joyce et al. 2004, Lichtig and Lucas 2015, Lichtig and Lucas 2015, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Williams 1953

Sister taxa: Cymatholcus, Oligopherus, Testudinidae

Subtaxa: Hadrianus corsoni Hadrianus majusculus Hadrianus octonaria Hadrianus vialovi Testudo uintensis

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Type: Hadrianus octonarius

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Kyrgyzstan (2 collections), Mexico (1), United States (25: Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 28 collections including 33 occurrences

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