Agomphus Cope 1871 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Synonym: Amphiemys Cope 1877

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Supplement to the "Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia and Reptilia of North America". Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12:41-52

Parent taxon: Pandermatemys according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1877, Cope 1884, Gilmore 1919, Hay 1902, Hutchison and Weems 1998, Joyce et al. 2004, Knauss et al. 2011, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988 and Wieland 1905

Sister taxa: Baptemys, Dermatemydidae, Hoplochelys

Subtaxa: Agomphus alabamensis Agomphus oxysternum Agomphus pectoralis

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Type: Emys turgidus

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore


• Paleocene of United States (4: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina collections)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of United States (4: New Jersey)

Total: 10 collections including 12 occurrences

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