Betioky (Cretaceous of Madagascar)

Where: Atsimo-Andrefana, Madagascar (24.9° S, 45.7° E: paleocoordinates 46.2° S, 34.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Cenomanian (100.5 - 93.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: coastal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Geneviève Termier in 1960; reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: A. Pérez-Garcia. 2020. A new bothremydid turtle (Pleurodira) from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of Madagascar. Cretaceous Research [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 214154: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 18.09.2020

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Bothremydidae
Akoranemys madagasika n. gen. n. sp.
Akoranemys madagasika n. gen. n. sp. Pérez-Garcia 2020 sideneck turtle
MNHN.F MDC4, an articulate and undeformed partial shell, which lacks the anterior and posterior areas, as well as the neural series