"Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"

"A description of Pleistocene fossil turtles discovered in the Talara Tar Seeps, Tablazos deposits of the northern coast of Peru is provided in this paper. The specimens are mostly fragmentary plates of carapaces and plastra of turtles belonging to two cryptodiran families of the superfamily Te...

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Autores Principales: Deza, Anthony, Cadena, Edwin, Martinez, Jean-Noël
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Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos 2019
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23229
https://doi.org/10.15381/rpb.v26i2.15118
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spelling ir-10336-232292021-01-21T08:27:08Z "Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru" Deza, Anthony Cadena, Edwin Martinez, Jean-Noël Geoemydidae Piura Pleistocene Testudines Testudinidae "A description of Pleistocene fossil turtles discovered in the Talara Tar Seeps, Tablazos deposits of the northern coast of Peru is provided in this paper. The specimens are mostly fragmentary plates of carapaces and plastra of turtles belonging to two cryptodiran families of the superfamily Testudinoidea, identified to genus level based on measurements and comparisons with extant and fossil taxa and identification of mosaic diagnostic features. Turtles of the Geoemydidae family are the most abundant, with fossil remains attributed to Rhinoclemmys (indeterminate species). Less abundant fossil remains belong to the Testudinidae, with specimens attributed to the genus Chelonoidis (indeterminate species). These fossils show that the northern coast of Peru had ecosystems that supported abundant aquatic and terrestrial turtles (tortoises) during the Pleistocene in areas where they are completely absent today. © 2019 Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. All rights reserved." 2019 2020-05-26T00:00:29Z info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion 17279933 15610837 https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23229 https://doi.org/10.15381/rpb.v26i2.15118 eng info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR
institution EdocUR - Universidad del Rosario
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language Inglés (English)
topic Geoemydidae
Piura
Pleistocene
Testudines
Testudinidae
spellingShingle Geoemydidae
Piura
Pleistocene
Testudines
Testudinidae
Deza, Anthony
Cadena, Edwin
Martinez, Jean-Noël
"Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"
description "A description of Pleistocene fossil turtles discovered in the Talara Tar Seeps, Tablazos deposits of the northern coast of Peru is provided in this paper. The specimens are mostly fragmentary plates of carapaces and plastra of turtles belonging to two cryptodiran families of the superfamily Testudinoidea, identified to genus level based on measurements and comparisons with extant and fossil taxa and identification of mosaic diagnostic features. Turtles of the Geoemydidae family are the most abundant, with fossil remains attributed to Rhinoclemmys (indeterminate species). Less abundant fossil remains belong to the Testudinidae, with specimens attributed to the genus Chelonoidis (indeterminate species). These fossils show that the northern coast of Peru had ecosystems that supported abundant aquatic and terrestrial turtles (tortoises) during the Pleistocene in areas where they are completely absent today. © 2019 Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. All rights reserved."
format Artículo (Article)
author Deza, Anthony
Cadena, Edwin
Martinez, Jean-Noël
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Cadena, Edwin
Martinez, Jean-Noël
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title "Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"
title_short "Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"
title_full "Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"
title_fullStr "Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"
title_full_unstemmed "Pleistocene fossil turtles (Testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the Talara Tar seeps, Peru"
title_sort "pleistocene fossil turtles (testudinoidea, cryptodira) from the talara tar seeps, peru"
publisher Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
publishDate 2019
url https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/23229
https://doi.org/10.15381/rpb.v26i2.15118
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