Alternative combination: Podocnemis venezuelensis
Full reference: R. C. Wood and M. L. Diaz. 1971. Podocnemis venezuelensis, a new fossil pelomedusid (Tes- tudines, Pleurodira) from the Pliocene of Venezuela and a review of the history of Podocnemis in South America. Breviora 376:1-23
Type specimen: VF 1176, a shell (carapace). Its type locality is Capa de Tortugas/Corralito, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Urumaco Formation of Venezuela.
Ecology: aquatic herbivore-carnivore
• Miocene of Venezuela (4 collections)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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