The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Chelonoidis sp. nov. 'Ecuador'

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene or Holocene

 

Distribution

Ecuador

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Cadena, E. A. & Román-Carrión, J. L. A review of the fossil record of Ecuador, with insights about its challenges and future development. Ameghiniana 55, 571–591 (2018).

Cantalamessa, G. et al. A new vertebrate fossiliferous site from the Late Quaternary at San José on the north coast of Ecuador: Preliminary note. J. South Am. Earth Sci. 14, 331–334 (2001).

Franz, Richard, Albury, Nancy A. and Steadman, David W. (2020). Extinct tortoises from the Turks and Caicos Islands. Florida Mus. Nat. Hist. Bull. 58(1): 1-38.

Torres Chiriboga, F. J. Histología ósea de una tortuga gigante del Pleistoceno (Testudinidae) de Ecuador continental, con comentarios del origen de las tortugas de Galápagos (Disertación previa, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, 2016).

 

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