The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hesperotestudo incisa Hay, 1916:46

Incised tortoise

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Testudo incisa Hay 1916:46

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Florida & Georgia, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hay, O. P. (1916). Descriptions of some Floridian fossil vertebrates, belonging mostly to the Pleistocene. Annual Report of the Florida State Geological Survey 8: 39-76.

 

Other references:

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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