Smith River valley (Miocene of the United States)

Where: Montana (49.5° N, 111.0° W: paleocoordinates 50.2° N, 107.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Deep River Formation, Barstovian (16.0 - 13.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Princeton University team in 1891; reposited in the YPM

Primary reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 191916: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 22.02.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo farri n. sp." = Hesperotestudo osborniana
"Testudo farri n. sp." = Hesperotestudo osborniana Hay 1904 turtle
YPM VPPU 010486 (holotype), a shell (Hay 1908, figs. 548, 549, pl. 69.1–2)