The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Testudo marginata cretensis Bachmayer, Brinkerink & Symeonidis, 1976

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Crete, Greece

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bachmayer, F., J. P. Brinkerink, and N. Symeonidis. (1976). Pleistozäne Schildkröten aus Höhlen der Insel Kreta. Annales Géologiques des Pays Helléniques 27: 100-120.

 

Other references:

Palombo, Maria Rita and Zedda, Marco. (2016). Surviving in a predator-free environment: Hints from a bone remodelling process in a dwarf Pleistocene deer from Crete. Comptes Rendus Palevol15(1-2): 245-254.

 

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