DMNH 2546, Energizer Turtle (Paleocene of the United States)

Where: El Paso County, Colorado (38.9° N, 104.6° W: paleocoordinates 45.1° N, 82.6° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Denver Formation, Puercan (66.0 - 63.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the DMNH

Primary reference: J. H. Hutchison and P. A. Holroyd. 2003. Late Cretaceous and early Paleocene turtles of the Denver Basin, Colorado. Rocky Mountain Geology 38(1):121-142 [P. Holroyd/P. Holroyd]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 176746: authorized by Patricia Holroyd, entered by Patricia Holroyd on 28.02.2016

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Axestemys cf. puercensis" = Trionyx singularis
"Axestemys cf. puercensis" = Trionyx singularis Hay 1907 softshell turtle