Turtle Tease (Paleocene of the United States)

Also known as UCMP V76168

Where: Montana (47.6° N, 107.0° W: paleocoordinates 53.2° N, 84.7° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Paleocene (61.7 - 58.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: I. G. Danilov, E. V. Syromyatnikova, P. P. Skutschas, T. M. Kodrul, and J. Jin. 2013. The first "true" Adocus (Testudines, Adocidae) from the Paleogene of Asia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 33(5):1071-1080 [M. Uhen/C. Peredo]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 189019: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 27.09.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Adocidae
Adocus sp. Cope 1868 turtle
UCMP V76168