Denverus middletoni Hutchison and Holroyd 2003 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelydridae

Full reference: J. H. Hutchison and P. A. Holroyd. 2003. Late Cretaceous and early Paleocene turtles of the Denver Basin, Colorado. Rocky Mountain Geology 38(1):121-142

Belongs to Denverus according to W. G. Joyce 2016

See also Hutchison and Holroyd 2003

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCM 48400, a partial skeleton (parts of carapace and plastron). Its type locality is east bank, Jimmy Camp Creek (UCM 79013), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Denver Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: Colorado collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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