Full reference: R. C. Wood, J. Johnson-Gove, E. S. Gaffney and K. F. Maley. 1996. Evolution and Phylogeny of Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelyidae), with Descriptions of New Fossil Taxa. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 2(2):266-286
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: Museo de Historia Natural de Lima, uncatalogued, a partial shell (partial carapace and plastron). Its type locality is near Las Tres Pyramides, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in the Pisco Formation of Peru.
Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore
Distribution: found only at near Las Tres Pyramides
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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