FHSM VP-2214
Geochelone orthopygia (Cope, E.D., 1878)

Taxonomy

Specimen Info

Kingdom
Animalia
Genus
Geochelone
Phylum
Chordata
Species
orthopygia
Class
Reptilia
Author
Cope, E.D.
Order
Testudines
Year
1878
Family
Testudinidae
Collected by
Linder, B.
Date Collected
Spring 1967
Identified By
Bramble, D.M.
Date Identified
1971-10-13
Type
Number of Pieces
2
Description
Skeleton; Partial Skeleton,

Locality

Lithostratigraphy

Country
United States of America
State/Province
Kansas
County
Ellis
Remarks
Information withheld. Please contact FHSM for detailed locality information
Group
Formation
Ogallala
Member
Zone
Bed
Local Fauna
Hamburg

Chronostratigraphy

Biostratigraphy

Earliest Era
Cenozoic
Latest Era
Cenozoic
Earliest Period
Neogene
Latest Period
Neogene
Earliest Epoch
Miocene
Latest Epoch
Miocene
Earliest Age
Latest Age
Lowest Zone
Highest Zone