Corsochelys bentleyi Schwimmer et al. 2015 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyoidae

Full reference: D. R. Schwimmer, A. E. Sanders, B. R. Erickson and R. E. Weems. 2015. A Late Cretaceous dinosaur and reptile assemblage from South Carolina, USA. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 105(2):1-157

Belongs to Corsochelys according to D. R. Schwimmer et al. 2015

Sister taxon: Corsochelys haliniches

Type specimen: SCSM 2005.25.3, a partial skull. Its type locality is Burches Ferry (upper), which is in a Campanian marine sandstone in the Donoho Creek Formation of South Carolina.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: South Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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