Las Aguilas (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Coahuila, Mexico (25.5° N, 101.7° W: paleocoordinates 31.7° N, 76.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Cerro del Pueblo Formation (Difunta Group), Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: D. Brinkman, M. C. Aguillon-Martinez, J. H. Hutchison and C. M. Brown. 2016. Yelmochelys rosarioae gen. et sp. nov., a stem kinosternid (Testudines; Kinosternidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Coahuila, Mexico. PaleoBios 33(30601):1-20 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 179648: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 23.06.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Kinosternoidea
Yelmochelys rosarioae Brinkman et al. 2016 mud turtle