8 miles N. 60°E. of Kimbetoh (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: San Juan County, New Mexico (36.2° N, 107.7° W: paleocoordinates 42.7° N, 87.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nacimiento Formation, Torrejonian (63.3 - 61.7 Ma)

• 840 feet above the base of the Puerco, in the Torrejon formation" (ibid.). Upper part of the Nacimiento Formation, Paleocene.

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J. B. Reeside and party 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 128450: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 09.06.2012, edited by Bethany Allen

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
"Compsemys victa" = Compsemys victa, "Compsemys torrejonensis n. sp." = Compsemys victa
"Compsemys victa" = Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
USNM 8598 (Gilmore 1919, p. 16, pl. 19 fig. 3), plastron and carapace fragments.
"Compsemys torrejonensis n. sp." = Compsemys victa Leidy 1856 turtle
USNM 8549 (type of C. torrejonensis Gilmore, 1919b, p. 21, fig. 5, pl. 4), USNM 8591. The former consists of an almost complete shell (the best described for this genus); the latter is a partial shell
 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus onerosus n. sp. Gilmore 1919 turtle
USNM 8594 (holotype), poorly preserved carapace