Corsochelys 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

Parent taxon: Dermochelyoidae according to F. de Lapparent de Broin et al. 2014

See also Bardet et al. 2013, Carroll 1988, Hirayama 1995, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988 and Zangerl 1960

Sister taxa: Alienochelys, Dermochelys, Ocepechelon

Subtaxa: Corsochelys bentleyi Corsochelys haliniches

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Type: Corsochelys haliniches

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (5: Alabama, New Jersey, South Carolina collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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