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Hadrianus Cope 1872 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58498

Alternative spellings: Geochelone (Hadrianus), Testudo (Hadrianus)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Second account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-3

Parent taxon: Pantestudinidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

Sister taxa: Cymatholcus, Oligopherus, Testudinidae

Subtaxa: Hadrianus corsoni, Hadrianus majusculus, Hadrianus octonaria, Hadrianus vialovi, Testudo uintensis

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Type: Hadrianus octonaria

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore