Peligrochelys walshae Sterli and de la Fuente 2013 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

Full reference: J. Sterli and M. S. de la Fuente. 2013. New evidence from the Palaeocene of Patagonia (Argentina) on the evolution and palaeo-biogeography of Meiolaniformes (Testudinata, new taxon name). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(7):835-852

Belongs to Peligrochelys according to J. Sterli and M. S. de la Fuente 2019

See also de la Fuente et al. 2014, Sterli 2015 and Sterli and de la Fuente 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MACN-PV CH 2017, a partial skull. Its type locality is Punta Peligro, which is in a Danian mire/swamp claystone/conglomerate in the Salamanca Formation of Argentina.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Argentina (20 collections)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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