Agomphus alabamensis Gilmore 1919 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1919. New fossil turtles, with notes on two described species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 56(2282):113-132

Belongs to Agomphus according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Gilmore 1919, Hutchison and Weems 1998 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Agomphus oxysternum, Agomphus pectoralis

Type specimen: USNM 8806, a shell. Its type locality is Moscow Bluff [Porters Creek], which is in a Paleocene coastal siliciclastic in the Porters Creek Formation of Alabama.

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore


• Paleocene of United States (2: Alabama, South Carolina collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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