Compsemys Leidy 1856 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Compsemydidae

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1856. Notices of Extinct Vertebrata Discovered by Dr. F. V. Hayden, during the Expedition to the Sioux Country under the Command of Lieut. G. K. Warren. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 8:311-312

Parent taxon: Compsemydidae according to O. A. López-Conde et al. 2018

See also Bryant 1989, Burger 2007, Carroll 1988, Cope 1884, Estes 1964, Estes 1976, Estes and Berberian 1970, Gaffney 1972, Hay 1902, Hay 1908, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003, Hutchison et al. 2013, Joyce et al. 2011, Karl et al. 2012, Leidy 1860, Lichtig and Lucas 2015, Lyson and Joyce 2011, Milner 2004, Pérez-García 2012, Pérez-García et al. 2015 and Sullivan et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Berruchelus

Subtaxa: Compsemys victa

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (31: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming collections)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta), Mexico (5), United States (105: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 144 collections including 154 occurrences

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