Bridgeremys pusilla Hay 1908 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Alternative combination: Echmatemys pusilla

Synonym: Clemmys morrisiae Hay 1908

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Belongs to Bridgeremys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Hay 1908, Holman and Fritz 2001 and Hutchison 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Bridgeremys pusilla: AMNH 5992, a partial skeleton (partial shell). Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.
  • Clemmys morrisiae: AMNH 6029 (holotype), a partial shell. Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (46: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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