Mauremys yabei (Shikama, 1949)

Yabe's pond turtle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Clemmys yabei Shikama, 1949:169

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Honshu, Japan

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Shikama, T. (1949). The Kuzuü ossuaries: geological and palaeontological studies of the limestone fissure deposits in Kuzuü, Totigi Prefecture. Scientific Reports of Tohoku University, 2nd Series (Geology) 23: 1-201.

 

Other references:

Hirayama, R. and Isaji, S. (2010). Additional turtle fossils from the Kiyokawa Formation of the Shimosa Group (Middle Pleistocene) at Sodegaura City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Journal of the Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba 11(1): 29-35.

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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