Adocus syntheticus Cope 1869 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. On the Adocidæ. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11(81):547-553

Belongs to Adocus according to O. P. Hay 1908

See also Cope 1870, Cope 1871 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Adocus agilis, Adocus aksary, Adocus amtgai, Adocus beatus, Adocus bossi, Adocus bostobensis, Adocus dzhurtasensis, Adocus firmus, Adocus foveatus, Adocus hesperius, Adocus inexpectatus, Adocus kazachstanica, Adocus kirtlandius, Adocus kizylkumensis, Adocus lineolatus, Adocus microglypha, Adocus onerosus, Adocus orientalis, Adocus planus, Adocus pravus, Adocus sengokuensis, Adocus striatula, Adocus wyomingensis, Alamosemys substricta, Homorophus insuetus

Type specimen: AMNH 1466, a partial shell. Its type locality is Barnsboro "greensand" (Hornerstown), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine horizon in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Barnsboro "greensand" (Hornerstown)

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