Prionochelys nauta Zangerl 1953 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(4):145-277

Belongs to Prionochelys according to A. D. Gentry 2018

See also Zangerl 1953

Sister taxon: Prionochelys matutina

Type specimen: CNHM P26237, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Devil's Backbone, which is in a Campanian marine marl in the Marlbrook Marl Formation of Arkansas.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (4: Arkansas, New Jersey collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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