The 5th Turtle Evolution Symposium - a PeerJ Collection

Logo of the meeting (credit: Pedro S. R. Romano) and some cf. Bauruemys shells inserted in sedimentary rock in "Tartaruguito" site (Photo: Gustavo R. Oliveira, April, 2012).

This Collection consists of contributions to the 5th Turtle Evolution Symposium, which will take place from July 20th to 23th, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Symposium on Turtle Evolution is a triennial meeting for discussions on every aspect of turtle evolution and systematics. This is the first time it has been held in South America and the host committee is from three different Brazilian institutions: Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, and Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco.

More info on the symposium is available at

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