Tortugario (Cretaceous of Mexico)

Where: Baja California, Mexico (30.1° N, 115.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.5° N, 85.8° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: El Gallo Formation, Campanian (83.6 - 72.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: IGM, Colección Nacional de Paleontología "María del Carmen Perrillat", Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de México

Primary reference: O. A. López-Conde, J. Sterli, M. L. Chavarría-Arellano, D. B. Brinkman, and M. Montellano-Ballesteros. 2018. Turtles from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian) of El Gallo Formation, Baja California, Mexico. South American Journal of Earth Sciences 88:693-699 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 197022: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 19.10.2018

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae
Basilemys sp. Hay 1902 turtle
IGM-11169 (Fig. 2E); IGM-11170 (Fig. 2F) and IGM-11171 (Fig. 2G), three shell fragments