Turtle shell section, Oligocene age Prehistoric Online
Turtle shell section, Oligocene age Prehistoric Online
Turtle shell section, Oligocene age Prehistoric Online
Turtle shell section, Oligocene age Prehistoric Online

Turtle shell section, Oligocene age

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Turtle

Oligocene Period

Badlands, South Dakota

dimensions: 2 – 2 1/2 inches from end to end

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Fossil Turtle shell section, Oligocene age. This great turtle shell section was found in the badlands of South Dakota.

Stylemys is the first fossil genus of dry land tortoise belonging to the order Testudines discovered in the United States. The genus lived in temperate to subtropical areas of North America, Europe, and Asia, based on fossil distribution. The genus was first described in 1851 by Joseph Leidy.

Weight 6 oz
Dimensions 6 × 5 × 2 in
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