Adocus microglypha Cope 1871 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Alternative combination: Zygoramma microglypha

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Supplement to the "Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia and Reptilia of North America". Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12:41-52

Belongs to Adocus according to J. H. Hutchison and R. E. Weems 1998

See also Hay 1902 and Hay 1908

Sister taxa: Adocus agilis, Adocus aksary, Adocus amtgai, Adocus beatus, Adocus bossi, Adocus bostobensis, Adocus dzhurtasensis, Adocus firmus, Adocus foveatus, Adocus hesperius, Adocus inexpectatus, Adocus kazachstanica, Adocus kirtlandius, Adocus kizylkumensis, Adocus lineolatus, Adocus onerosus, Adocus orientalis, Adocus planus, Adocus pravus, Adocus sengokuensis, Adocus striatula, Adocus syntheticus, Adocus wyomingensis, Alamosemys substricta, Homorophus insuetus

Type specimen: AMNH 6129, a partial shell (greater part of the plastron and half of the carapace, with 4 peripheral bones, of an individual whose carapace must have had a length of about 600 mm). Its type locality is Birmingham (general) (Hornerstown Fm.), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Birmingham (general) (Hornerstown Fm.)

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