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A New Species of Pliocene Tortoise, Genus Geochelone, from Florida

Walter Auffenberg
Journal of Paleontology
Vol. 40, No. 4 (Jul., 1966), pp. 877-882
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1301883
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Abstract

A new species of land tortoise, Geochelone (Hesperotestudo) alleni, is described from the Hemphillian faunal zone of late middle Pliocene age of Florida. G. alleni is clearly a member of the turgida group and is most closely related to G. incisa of the Pleistocene Series of Florida.

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