Full reference: G. E. Knauss, W. G. Joyce, T. R. Lyson and D. Pearson. 2011. A new kinosternoid from the Late Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of North Dakota and Montana and the origin of the Dermatemys mawii lineage. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 85:125-142
See also Knauss et al. 2011
Sister taxon: Hoplochelys crassa
Type specimen: PTRM 16173, a partial shell (nearly complete shell lacking anterior portions of the nuchal and much of the pygal regions). Its type locality is PTRM V95018 (Silty Mudstone), which is in a Maastrichtian floodplain mudstone in the Hell Creek Formation of North Dakota.
Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore
Distribution: found only at PTRM V95018 (Silty Mudstone)
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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