Alternative combinations: Lytoloma platyops, Rhetechelys platyops
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part II. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:105-235
Type specimen: ANSP specimen, a skull. Its type locality is Hurffville, which is in a Paleocene marine horizon in the Vincentown Formation of New Jersey.
Ecology: aquatic omnivore
• Eocene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)
• Paleocene of United States (2: New Jersey)
Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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