Calcarichelys gemma Zangerl 1953 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133

Belongs to Calcarichelys according to J. T. Thurmond and D. E. Jones 1981

See also Zangerl 1953

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CNHM PR129, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Burkville locality, which is in a Santonian/Campanian carbonate limestone in the Mooreville Chalk Formation of Alabama.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Alabama collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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