Cylindraspis

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Fitzinger, 1835

Cylindraspis adalah sebuah genus kura-kura raksasa punah. Semua spesiesnya hidup di Kepulauan Mascarene (Mauritius, Rodrigues dan Réunion) di Samudera Hindia dan semuanya punah karena perburuan dan kemunculan predator non-asli.

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

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