Allaeochelys magnifica Hutchison et al. 2004 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Carettochelyidae

Alternative combination: Burmemys magnifica

Full reference: J. H. Hutchison, P. A. Holroyd, and R. L. Ciochon. 2004. A preliminary report on southeast Asia's oldest Cenozoic turtle fauna from the late middle Eocene Pondaung Formation, Myanmar. Asiatic Herpetological Research 10:38-52

Belongs to Allaeochelys according to W. G. Joyce 2014

See also Hutchison et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Allaeochelys crassesculpta, Allaeochelys delheidi, Allaeochelys libyca, Allaeochelys lingnanica, Allaeochelys parayrei, Allaeochelys rouzilhacensis

Type specimen: UCMP 61212, a partial shell (left hypoplastron). Its type locality is UCMP V6204, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/mudstone in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.

Ecology: aquatic herbivore-omnivore


• Eocene of Myanmar (13 collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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