Terrapene eurypygia Cope 1870 (box turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Alternative combination: Cistudo eurypygia

Synonyms: Terrapene anguillulata Cope 1899, Terrapene anguillulatus Cope 1899, Toxaspis anguillulatus Cope 1899

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part II. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:105-235

Belongs to Terrapene according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Cope 1870, Cope 1899, Hay 1902, Hay 1908, Milstead 1956 and Parris and Daeschler 1995

Sister taxa: Cistudo marnochii, Terrapene bulverda, Terrapene carolina, Terrapene coahuila, Terrapene corneri, Terrapene hibernaculum, Terrapene impensa, Terrapene impressa, Terrapene klauberi, Terrapene nelsoni, Terrapene ornata, Terrapene parornata, Terrapene putnami, Terrapene singletoni

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore

Distribution: found only at Oxford Neck (Quaternary of Maryland)

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