Echmatemys arethusa Hay 1908 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Belongs to Echmatemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Hay 1908

Sister taxa: Echmatemys callopyge, Echmatemys cibollensis, Echmatemys depressa, Echmatemys haydeni, Echmatemys jeanesi, Echmatemys lativertebralis, Echmatemys naomi, Echmatemys stevensoniana, Echmatemys wyomingensis, Palaeotheca polycypha, Palaeotheca terrestris

Type specimen: AMNH 5920 (holotype), a partial shell. Its type locality is Grizzly Buttes, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at Grizzly Buttes

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