Adocus kirtlandius Gilmore 1919 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1919. Reptilian faunas of the Torrejon, Puerco, and underlying Upper Cretaceous formations of San Juan County, New Mexico. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 119:1-68

Belongs to Adocus according to E. V. Syromyatnikova and I. G. Danilov 2013

See also Gilmore 1919, Sonoda et al. 2015, Sullivan et al. 2012 and Syromyatnikova et al. 2012

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 kizylkumensis, Adocus lineolatus, Adocus microglypha, Adocus onerosus, Adocus orientalis, Adocus planus, Adocus pravus, Adocus sengokuensis, Adocus striatula, Adocus syntheticus, Adocus wyomingensis, Alamosemys substricta, Homorophus insuetus

Type specimen: USNM 8593. Its type locality is south branch, Meyers Creek, which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Kirtland Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at south branch, Meyers Creek

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