Corsochelys haliniches Zangerl 1960 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyoidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1960. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part V. An advanced cheloniid sea turtle. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(5):279-312

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

See also Zangerl 1960

Sister taxon: Corsochelys bentleyi

Type specimen: CNHM PR249, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is West Greene, East, which is in a Campanian carbonate limestone in the Mooreville Chalk Formation of Alabama.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at West Greene, East

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