Palatobaena Gaffney 1972 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney. 1972. The systematics of the North American family Baenidae (Reptilia, Cryptodira). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 147(5):245-312

Parent taxon: Palatobaeninae according to T. R. Lyson et al. 2016

See also Archibald and Hutchison 1979, Bryant 1989, Carroll 1988, Estes 1976, Gaffney 1972, Holroyd et al. 2001, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Hutchison 1992, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003, Joyce and Lyson 2015, Lyson and Joyce 2010 and Lyson and Joyce 2011

Sister taxa: Cedrobaena, Gamerabaena, Goleremys, Plesiobaena

Subtaxa: Palatobaena bairdi Palatobaena cohen Palatobaena gaffneyi

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Type: Palatobaena bairdi



• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (1: Alberta), United States (5: Colorado, Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (9: Montana, North Dakota)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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