Echmatemys cibollensis Cope 1877 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Alternative combination: Emys cibollensis

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1877. Report upon the extinct Vertebrata obtained in New Mexico by parties of the Expedition of 1874. Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian 4:1-370

Belongs to Echmatemys according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Cope 1877, Hay 1902, Hay 1906, Lichtig and Lucas 2015 and Zonneveld et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Echmatemys arethusa, Echmatemys callopyge, Echmatemys depressa, Echmatemys haydeni, Echmatemys jeanesi, Echmatemys lativertebralis, Echmatemys naomi, Echmatemys stevensoniana, Echmatemys wyomingensis, Palaeotheca polycypha, Palaeotheca terrestris

Type specimen: USNM 2578 (holotype), a partial shell (shell fragments)

Ecology: aquatic herbivore


• Eocene of United States (2: New Mexico, Wyoming collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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