Cymatholcus Clark 1932 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantestudinidae

Alternative spellings: Cymotholcus, Geochelone (Cymatholcus)

Full reference: J. Clark. 1932. A new turtle from the Duchesne Oligocene of the Uinta basin, northeastern Utah. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 21:131-160

Parent taxon: Pantestudinidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Auffenberg 1963, Auffenberg 1971, Clark 1932, Hutchison 1992 and Vlachos 2017

Sister taxa: Hadrianus, Oligopherus, Testudinidae

Subtaxa: Cymatholcus schucherti

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Alabama, Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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