UCMP V99441 (Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument) (Cretaceous of the United States)

Also known as Titus Turtle

Where: Garfield County, Utah (37.8° N, 111.3° W: paleocoordinates 45.7° N, 82.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Kaiparowits Formation, Late/Upper Campanian (83.5 - 70.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: J. H. Hutchison, M. J. Knell, and D. Brinkman. 2013. Turtles from the Kaiparowits Formation, Utah. In A.L. Titus and M.A. Loewen (eds.), At the Top of the Grand Staircase: The Late Cretaceous of Southern Utah 295-318 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187712: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 07.08.2017

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Baenidae
Denazinemys nodosa Gilmore 1916 turtle
UCMP 159399, carapace preserved as a largely steinkern with some adhering bone. The anterior and posterior ends of carapace are missing. Plastron includes complete posterior lobe