Echmatemys callopyge Hay 1908 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Alternative combination: Echmatemys septaria callopyge

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Belongs to Echmatemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Gilmore 1915, Hay 1908 and Roberts 1962

Sister taxa: Echmatemys arethusa, Echmatemys cibollensis, Echmatemys depressa, Echmatemys haydeni, Echmatemys jeanesi, Echmatemys lativertebralis, Echmatemys naomi, Echmatemys stevensoniana, Echmatemys wyomingensis, Palaeotheca polycypha, Palaeotheca terrestris

Type specimen: AMNH No2087, a shell.

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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