Terlinguachelys fischbecki Lehman and Tomlinson 2004 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: T. M. Lehman and S. L. Tomlinson. 2004. Terlinguachelys fischbecki, a new genus and species of sea turtle (Chelonioidea: Protostegidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Texas. Journal of Paleontology 78(6):1163-1178

Belongs to Terlinguachelys according to T. M. Lehman and S. L. Tomlinson 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: TMM 43072-1, a partial skeleton (mandible, hyoid, carapace plates, part of the plastron, and limb elements). Its type locality is TMM 43072, which is in a Campanian shoreface sandstone in the Aguja Formation of Texas.


Distribution: found only at TMM 43072

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