Full reference: R. C. Wood. 1976. Stupendemys geographicus, the world's largest turtle. Breviora 436:1-31
Sister taxon: Stupendemys souzai
Type specimen: MCNC 244, a partial skeleton (medial portion of the carapace with associated left femur, fragments of the scapulocoracoid and a cervical vertebra). Its type locality is West of Quebrado Tio Gregorio, which is in a Huayquerian fluvial-deltaic siliciclastic in the Urumaco Formation of Venezuela.
Ecology: aquatic herbivore-carnivore
• Miocene of Venezuela (4 collections)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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