Alternative combinations: Platecarpus tuberosus, Protostega tuberosa
Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. A description of the genus Protostega, a form of extinct Testudinata. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12(86):422-433
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: Its type locality is Columbus, which is in a Santonian/Campanian marine sandstone in the Eutaw Formation of Mississippi
Distribution: found only at Columbus
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