Rhinoclemmys panamaensis Cadena et al. 2012 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Full reference: E. Cadena, J. R. Bourque, A. F. Rincon, J. I. Bloch, C. A. Jaramillo and B. J. MacFadden. 2012. New turtles (Chelonia) from the late Eocene through Late Miocene of the Panama Canal Basin. Journal of Paleontology 86(3):539-557

Belongs to Rhinoclemmys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Cadena et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Rhinoclemmys annulata, Rhinoclemmys areolata, Rhinoclemmys diademata, Rhinoclemmys funerea, Rhinoclemmys melanosterna, Rhinoclemmys nasuta, Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima, Rhinoclemmys punctularia, Rhinoclemmys rubida

Type specimen: UF 237887, a shell. Its type locality is Centenario Bridge, which is in a Hemingfordian delta plain sandstone in the Cucaracha Formation of Panama.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Centenario Bridge

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