Neurankylus baueri Gilmore 1916 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1916. Contributions to the geology and paleontology of San Juan County, New Mexico. 2. Vertebrate faunas of the Ojo Alamo, Kirtland and Fruitland Formations. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 98-Q:279-302

Belongs to Neurankylus according to T. R. Lyson et al. 2016

See also Gaffney 1972, Gilmore 1916, Joyce and Lyson 2015, Larson et al. 2013 and Sullivan et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Neurankylus eximius, Neurankylus hutchisoni, Neurankylus lithographicus, Neurankylus notos, Neurankylus torrejonensis

Type specimen: USNM 8344, a shell (a complete shell). Its type locality is Ojo Alamo-Hunter (USNM), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Kirtland Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (22: New Mexico, Utah collections)

Total: 22 collections including 26 occurrences

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