Porthochelys Williston 1901 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Toxochelyidae

Alternative spelling: Portochelys

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1901. A new turtle from the Kansas Cretaceous. Transactions of the Annual Meetings of the Kansas Academy of Science 17:195-199

Parent taxon: Toxochelyinae according to R. E. Weems 1988

See also Hay 1905, Sepkoski 2002 and Zangerl 1953

Sister taxon: Thinochelys

Subtaxa: Porthochelys laticeps

View classification

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Porthochelys type locality (Cretaceous of Kansas)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.