Rhinoclemmys nicoyana Acuña-Mesen & Laurito-Mora, 1996:271

Nicoya wood turtle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Original scientific description:

Acuña-Mesen, R. A. and Laurito, C. A. (1996). Nueva especie de Rhinoclemmys Fitzinger, 1836 (Chelonii, Cryptodira) del Cenozoico tardío de Costa Rica. Ameghiniana 33(3): 271-278.

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Late Pleistocene

 

Distribution

Costa Rica

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Acuña-Mesen, R. A. and Laurito, C. A. (1996). Nueva especie de Rhinoclemmys Fitzinger, 1836 (Chelonii, Cryptodira) del Cenozoico tardío de Costa Rica. Ameghiniana 33(3): 271-278.

 

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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