Protochelydra zangerli Erickson 1973 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelydridae

Belongs to Protochelydra according to W. G. Joyce 2016

See also Brinkman 2013 and Danilov and Parham 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMM P72.34.20, a partial skull. Its type locality is Wannagan Creek Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian mire/swamp shale in the Bullion Creek (Tongue River) Formation of North Dakota.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (4: Alberta collections), United States (2: Alaska, North Dakota)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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