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Geoemyda amamiensis Takahashi, Kato & Ota 2007:3

Amami leaf turtle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Tokunoshima Island, Central Ryukyus, Japan

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Takahashi, Akio, Kato, Takafumi and Ota, Hidetoshi. (2007). A New Species of the Genus Geoemyda (Chelonii: Geoemydidae) from the Upper Pleistocene of Tokunoshima Island, the Central Ryukyus, Japan. Current Herpetology 26: 1-11. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Anonymous. (2007). ERRATUM: "A New Species of the Genus Geoemyda (Chelonii: Geoemydidae) from the Upper Pleistocene of Tokunoshima Island, the Central Ryukyus, Japan", by Akio Takahashi, Takafumi Kato and Hidetoshi Ota, Current Herpetology 26(1): 1-11, 2007. Current Herpetology 26(2): 139.

Takahashi, Akio, Kato, Takafumi and Ota, Hidetoshi. (2008). Systematic Review of Late Pleistocene Turtles (Reptilia: Chelonii) from the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan, with Special Reference to Paleogeographical Implications. Pacific Science 62(3): 395-402.

Turtle Extinctions Working Group et al. (2015). Turtles and Tortoises of the World During the Rise and Global Spread of Humanity: First Checklist and Review of Extinct Pleistocene and Holocene Chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 5: 1-66.

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