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SC   1713
 
6p           26 Mar 98            Testudinites sellowi           Se-tenant block of four stamps depicting fossils. Turtle on one stamp only.
   
SC   1713  a

 6p      26 Mar 98        Testudinites sellowi       An extinct species. Fossil first discovered in 1830. 

 

 


SC   1893

 
$11        15 Feb 01             See Comment Column      Se-tenant block of four depicting two frogs and two turtles. One Acanththochelys (=Platemys) spixii and one Phrynops hillarii.
  
SC   1893  b
 $11        15 Feb 01             Acanthochelys spixii          One  individual facing left. Scientific name is Platemys spixii according to some authorities. Iverson assigned this species to Acanthochelys in 1986, but this has not been universally accepted.
 
 SC   1893  c
 
$11     15 Feb 01        Phrynops hillarii         One individual facing right. From Scott Uruguay #1893.


 
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SC 2451
 

15p  4 Dec 13  Chelonia mydas   Pair of stamps, 2451 b contains the turtle. Tourist destinations s/s with the same two stamps footnoted by Scott.
   

None      Unknown             Turtle on Parade Float         Aerogramme inscribed "Museo del Carnaval" w/ scenes of revelers. Lower left corner shows a float in a parade with a very large figure of a turtle at the front. Upper right corner has a small circle w/ an airplane in the center and the inscription "Aerograma Internacional - Port Paye" around the perimeter.