Adocus dzhurtasensis Syromyatnikova and Danilov 2009 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Full reference: E. V. Syromyatnikova and I. G. Danilov. 2009. New material and a revision of turtles of the genus Adocus (Adocidae) from the Late Cretaceous of middle Asia and Kazakhstan. Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS 313(1):74-94

Belongs to Adocus according to E. V. Syromyatnikova and I. G. Danilov 2013

See also Syromyatnikova and Danilov 2009

Sister taxa: Adocus agilis, Adocus aksary, Adocus amtgai, Adocus beatus, Adocus bossi, Adocus bostobensis, Adocus firmus, Adocus foveatus, Adocus hesperius, Adocus inexpectatus, Adocus kazachstanica, Adocus kirtlandius, Adocus kizylkumensis, Adocus lineolatus, Adocus microglypha, Adocus onerosus, Adocus orientalis, Adocus planus, Adocus pravus, Adocus sengokuensis, Adocus striatula, Adocus syntheticus, Adocus wyomingensis, Alamosemys substricta, Homorophus insuetus

Type specimen: ZIN PHT K27-1, a partial shell (nuchal+left peripheral 1). Its type locality is Karacheku / Dzhurtan, which is in a Santonian/Campanian terrestrial conglomerate in Kazakhstan.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Karacheku / Dzhurtan

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