Atlantochelys Agassiz 1849 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: L. Agassiz. 1849. Remarks on crocodiles of the green sand of New Jersey and on Atlantochelys. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 4:169-169

Parent taxon: Protostegidae according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Archelon, Bouliachelys, Chelospharginae, Chelosphargis, Cratochelone, Desmatochelys, Notochelone, Pneumatoarthrus, Protostega, Protosteginae, Rhinochelys, Santanachelys, Terlinguachelys

Subtaxa: Atlantochelys mortoni

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Monmouth Brooks (Atlantochelys mortoni type locality) (Cretaceous of New Jersey)

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