Xenochelys lostcabinensis Hutchison 1991 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Full reference: J. H. Hutchison. 1991. Early Kinosterninae (Reptilia: Testudines) and their phylogenetic significance. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 11(2):145-167

Belongs to Xenochelys according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Bourque 2013 and Hutchison 1991

Sister taxa: Xenochelys bridgerensis, Xenochelys floridensis, Xenochelys formosa

Type specimen: UCMP 112341, a shell (fragmentary but compositely nearly complete shell). Its type locality is UCMP V74133, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wind River Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore


• Eocene of United States (10: Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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