Dinochelys whitei Gaffney 1979 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pleurosternidae

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney. 1979. The Jurassic turtles of North America. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 162(3):95-135

Belongs to Dinochelys according to W. G. Joyce and J. Anquetin 2019

See also Brinkman et al. 2000, Gaffney 1979, Perea et al. 2014, Pérez-García et al. 2008 and Pérez-García and Ortega 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: DNM 986-991, a partial skeleton (complete shell with associated postcranial elements; still in the matrix with the shell are both pelves, right humerus and scapula, and left(?) coracoid; about ). Its type locality is Dinosaur National Monument Quarry (CM), which is in a Tithonian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Utah.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (6: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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