Hesperotestudo incisa Hay, 1916:46

Incised tortoise



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Testudo incisa Hay 1916:46


Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene



Florida & Georgia, USA


Biology & Ecology










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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