Aspideretes puercensis type locality, ?southern part of Rio Arriba County (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: Rio Arriba County, New Mexico (36.6° N, 106.7° W: paleocoordinates 43.3° N, 85.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

• 'Puerco beds'

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by O. A. Peterson in 1892; reposited in the AMNH

Primary reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 131900: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 01.08.2012

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Aspideretes puercensis n. sp." = Trionyx singularis
"Aspideretes puercensis n. sp." = Trionyx singularis Hay 1907 softshell turtle
AMNH 1202, holotype partial shell