Calcarichelys Zangerl 1953 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133

Parent taxon: Protosteginae according to G. E. Hooks 1998

See also Carroll 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988 and Zangerl 1953

Sister taxon: Microstega

Subtaxa: Calcarichelys gemma

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Type: Calcarichelys gemma

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (1 collection), United States (2: Alabama)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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