Yosobé (Jurassic of Mexico)

Also known as Llano Yosobe

Where: Oaxaca, Mexico (17.3° N, 97.7° W: paleocoordinates 11.6° N, 49.7° W)

• coordinate stated in text

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Sabinal Formation, Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; shale

• collected primarly from shale with some fossils preserved in nodules and others at contact between shale layers

Size class: macrofossils

• ostracodes, wood, invertebrates reproted to be present

Primary reference: O. A. Lopez-Conde, J. Sterli, J. Alvarado-Ortega and M. Cavarria-Arellano. 2017. A new platychelyid turtle (Pan-Pleurodira) from the Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) of Oaxaca, Mexico. Papers in Palaeontology 3(2):161-174 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 187502: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 31.07.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Platychelyidae
Notoemys tlaxiacoensis n. sp. Lopez-Conde et al. 2017 turtle
holotype, IGM-4861