Full reference: J. F. Parham and N. D. Pyenson. 2010. New sea turtle from the Miocene of Peru and iterative evolution of feeding ecomorphologies since the Cretaceous. Journal of Paleontology 84(2):231-247
Sister taxon: Pacifichelys hutchisoni
Type specimen: UNMSM 1447, a skull. Its type locality is Cerro Colorado (Pisco, Miocene), which is in a Miocene marine horizon in the Pisco Formation of Peru.
Distribution: found only at Cerro Colorado (Pisco, Miocene)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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