San Juan Basin (Chaco CaƱon, gifted by native Americans) (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: New Mexico (36.0° N, 108.0° W: paleocoordinates 43.2° N, 86.2° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Late/Upper Cretaceous to Late/Upper Cretaceous (100.5 - 33.9 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Native Americans in 1900; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: E. S. Gaffney, H. Tong, and P. A. Meylan. 2006. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 300:1-318 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 129832: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 29.06.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Naiadochelys ingravata n. gen. n. sp.
Naiadochelys ingravata n. gen. n. sp. Hay 1908 sideneck turtle
posterior part of a left xiphiplastron, AMNH 6078