Adocus lineolatus Cope 1874 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Alternative combination: Compsemys lineolatus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1874. Review of the Vertebrata of the Cretaceous Period found west of the Mississippi River. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, First Series 2:3-48

Belongs to Adocus according to O. P. Hay 1908

See also Cope 1874, Cope 1875, Cope 1875, Hay 1902 and Lambe 1902

Sister taxa: Adocus agilis, Adocus aksary, Adocus amtgai, Adocus beatus, Adocus bossi, Adocus bostobensis, Adocus dzhurtasensis, Adocus firmus, Adocus foveatus, Adocus hesperius, Adocus inexpectatus, Adocus kazachstanica, Adocus kirtlandius, Adocus kizylkumensis, Adocus microglypha, Adocus onerosus, Adocus orientalis, Adocus planus, Adocus pravus, Adocus sengokuensis, Adocus striatula, Adocus syntheticus, Adocus wyomingensis, Alamosemys substricta, Homorophus insuetus

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Neurankylus eximius type locality (Cretaceous of Alberta)

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