Psephophorus rupeliensis Van Beneden 1883 (leatherback)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyidae

Belongs to Psephophorus according to H.-V. Karl 2007

See also Dollo 1909 and Köhler 1995

Sister taxa: Psephophorus calvertensis, Psephophorus polygonus, Psephophorus pseudostracion, Psephophorus scaldii, Psephophorus terrypratchetti

Type specimen: Its type locality is Niel, which is in a Rupelian marine horizon in Belgium

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Belgium (2 collections), Germany (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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