Hesperotestudo sp. nov. 'El Salvador'

Mesoamerican giant tortoise

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

El Salvador

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Cisneros, J. C. (2005). New Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from El Salvador. Revista Brasileira de Paleontologia 8(3): 239-255.

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.

Webb, D. S. and Perrigo, S. (1984). Late Cenozoic vertebrates from Honduras and El Salvador. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 4: 237-254.

 

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