Helopanoplia distincta Hay 1908 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Belongs to Helopanoplia according to N. S. Vitek and W. G. Joyce 2015

See also Bryant 1989, Estes 1964 and Hay 1908

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: USNM 5732, a partial shell

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (40: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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