Amendment of the type locality of the endemic Sicilian pond turtle Emys trinacris Fritz et al. 2005, with some notes on the highest altitude reached by the species (Testudines, Emydidae)

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Abstract

The type locality of the Sicilian pond turtle Emys trinacris is here amended, and its correct name and geographicalcoordinates are provided. The locus typicus of the species lies at 1007 m a.s.l., i.e. nearly 400 m below whatpreviously thought. The updated altitudinal distribution range of the species, based on verified published localitiesonly, is between 0 and 1036 m a.s.l.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalActa Herpetologica
Volume11
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Animal Science and Zoology

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