Holmes Pasture (Pliocene of the United States)

Where: Meade County, Kansas (37.1° N, 100.6° W: paleocoordinates 37.2° N, 100.0° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Rexroad Formation, Late/Upper Pliocene (3.6 - 2.6 Ma)

• "Rexroad Fauna... Upper Pliocene, upper part of Rexroad formation"

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

• University of Kansas and UMMP collections

Primary reference: T. M. Oelrich. 1957. The status of the Upper Pliocene turtle, Testudo turgida Cope. Journal of Paleontology 31(1):228-241 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 99819: authorized by John Alroy, entered by John Alroy on 23.11.2010

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Pantestudinidae
"Testudo riggsi" = Hesperotestudo turgida
"Testudo riggsi" = Hesperotestudo turgida Cope 1892 turtle
as "Testudo turgida"