Plesiobaena antiqua Lambe 1902

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

Alternative combination: Baena antiqua

Synonym: Baena callosa Hay 1905

Full reference: L. M. Lambe. 1902. New genera and species from the Belly River Series (mid-Cretaceous). Geological Survey of Canada Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3(2):25-81

Belongs to Plesiobaena according to W. G. Joyce and T. R. Lyson 2015

See also Brinkman 2003, Bryant 1989, Gaffney 1972, Gilmore 1919, Hay 1908, Lambe 1902, Lyson and Joyce 2009 and Perea et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Plesiobaena antiqua: NMC 1648, a carapace (the anterior lobe of the plastron and the anterior central portion of the carapace). Its type locality is below mouth of Berry Creek (NMC), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in Canada.
  • Baena callosa: CM 330, a partial shell. Its type locality is Willow Creek (CM), which is in a Campanian/Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Judith River Formation of Montana.


• Paleocene of United States (1: Colorado collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (5: Alberta), United States (16: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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