Adocus hesperius 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 C. W. Gilmore 1919

Sister taxa: Adocus agilis, Adocus aksary, Adocus amtgai, Adocus beatus, Adocus bossi, Adocus bostobensis, Adocus dzhurtasensis, Adocus firmus, Adocus foveatus, 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 syntheticus, Adocus wyomingensis, Alamosemys substricta, Homorophus insuetus

Type specimen: USNM 8596. Its type locality is Four miles northwest of Kimbetoh, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Four miles northwest of Kimbetoh

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