Full reference: E. A. Cadena and J. F. Parham. 2015. Oldest known marine turtle? A new protostegid from the Lower Cretaceous of Colombia. PaleoBios 32(1):1-42
Sister taxon: Desmatochelys lowii
Type specimen: FCG–CBP 01, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Loma La Catalina - middle Paja, which is in a Barremian/Aptian marine limestone in the Paja Formation of Colombia.
• Cretaceous of Colombia (2 collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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