Rosasia soutoi Carrington da Costa 1940 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

Belongs to Rosasia according to E. S. Gaffney et al. 2006

See also Pérez-García 2017 and Rabi et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Inaechelys pernambucensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is "Cerâmica Vouga" quarry, Quinta do Vilar, which is in a Maastrichtian mire/swamp sandstone in the Argilas de Aveiro Formation of Portugal

Ecology: amphibious omnivore


• Cretaceous of Portugal (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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