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Taraschelon gigas Bravard 1844 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346130

Alternative combination: Testudo gigas

Belongs to Taraschelon according to A. Pérez-García 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MNHN.F LIM 777, a partial skeleton (carapace and plastron). Its type locality is Bournoncle-Saint-Pierre, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in France.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-herbivore