Echmatemys haydeni Leidy 1870 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Alternative combination: Emys haydeni

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Descriptions of Emys jaenesi, E. haydeni, Baena arenosa, and Saniwa ensidens]. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1870:123-124

Belongs to Echmatemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Cope 1884, Gilmore 1945, Hay 1902 and Leidy 1870

Sister taxa: Echmatemys arethusa, Echmatemys callopyge, Echmatemys cibollensis, Echmatemys depressa, Echmatemys jeanesi, Echmatemys lativertebralis, Echmatemys naomi, Echmatemys stevensoniana, Echmatemys wyomingensis, Palaeotheca polycypha, Palaeotheca terrestris

Type specimen: USNM 109 (holotype), a partial shell (partial carapace )

Ecology: aquatic herbivore


• Eocene of United States (3: Wyoming collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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