The specimen was found in the Niobrara beds, near Elkader, Logan County, Kansas, by Mr. H. T. Martin, of the University of Kansas.
Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568
Type specimen: AMNH 6137, a partial skeleton (skull nearly complete; large portions, perhaps the whole, of the plastron; the shoulder-girdles; portions of the pelvis; and apparently one or two peripherals. ). Its type locality is near Elkader, which is in a Santonian/Campanian offshore chalk in the Niobrara Formation of Kansas.
Ecology: aquatic omnivore
Distribution: found only at near Elkader
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