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Stylemys oregonensis Leidy 1872 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105283

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1872. Remarks on Fossils from Oregon. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 23(3):247-248

Belongs to Stylemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

Sister taxa: Stylemys bottii, Stylemys capax, Stylemys frizaciana, Stylemys inusitata, Stylemys karakolensis, Stylemys lindenensis, Stylemys nebrascensis, Stylemys pygmea, Testudo niobrarensis

Type specimen: unknown, a partial shell (neural plate). Its type locality is Crooked River, which is in a Chattian terrestrial horizon in the John Day Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore