Four miles northwest of Kimbetoh (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 107.8° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 86.9° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nacimiento Formation, Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

• "Puerco formation (50 feet above the base) . . . " (ibid.). Nacimiento Formation, Paleocene

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. B. Reeside in 1916; reposited in the USNM

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney. 1972. The systematics of the North American family Baenidae (Reptilia, Cryptodira). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 147(5):245-312 [J. Alroy/M. Sommers/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 128449: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 09.06.2012, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
"Compsemys puercensis n. sp." = Compsemys victa
"Compsemys puercensis n. sp." = Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
USNM 8544 (type of C. puercensis Gilmore, 1919b, p. 19, fig. 3, pl. 3), partial shell
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus hesperius n. sp. Gilmore 1919 turtle
USNM 8596 (holotype), partial carapace