Chrysemys platymarginata Weaver and Robertson 1967 (painted turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Full reference: W. G. Weaver and J. S. Robertson. 1967. A re-evaluation of fossil turtles of the Chrysemys scripta group. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 5(2):570-588

Belongs to Chrysemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Weaver and Robertson 1967

Sister taxa: Chrysemys (Pseudemys), Chrysemys lachati, Chrysemys picta, Chrysemys timida

Type specimen: UF 11046 (holotype), a partial shell. Its type locality is Haile XVA, which is in a Blancan terrestrial horizon in Florida.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Haile XVA

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