Echmatemys jeanesi Leidy 1870 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Alternative combination: Emys jeanesi

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Descriptions of Emys jaenesi, E. haydeni, Baena arenosa, and Saniwa ensidens]. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1870:123-124

Belongs to Echmatemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Leidy 1870

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

Type specimen: USNM 962 (holotype), a partial shell

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution: found only at A few miles from Fort Bridger (Eocene of Wyoming)

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