Anosteira ornata Leidy 1871 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Carettochelyidae

Alternative combination: Anostira ornata

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1871. [Remarks on extinct turtles from Wyoming territory]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 23:102-103

Belongs to Anosteira according to W. G. Joyce 2014

See also Cope 1882, Cope 1884, Gilmore 1915, Hay 1902, Hay 1908, Hay 1930, Lambe 1908, Leidy 1873 and Zonneveld et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Anosteira manchuriana, Anosteira maomingensis, Anosteira mongoliensis, Anosteira pulchra, Anosteira shuvalovi, Anostira radulina

Type specimen: ANSP 9846, a partial shell

Ecology: aquatic herbivore-omnivore


• Eocene of United States (10: Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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