Neptunochelys tuberosa Cope 1872 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

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

Belongs to Neptunochelys according to O. P. Hay 1908

See also Cope 1872, Hay 1902, Leidy 1873 and Wieland 1900

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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