A Review of the Fossil Record of Basal Mesozoic Turtles

  title={A Review of the Fossil Record of Basal Mesozoic Turtles},
  author={W. Joyce},
  journal={Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History},
  pages={113 - 65}
  • W. Joyce
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History
  • Abstract Turtles (Testudinata) are the clade of amniotes characterized by a complete turtle shell. [...] Key Result Sedimentological, anatomical, and histological data universally hint at terrestrial habitat preference among the earliest stem turtles, but a more mixed, though unambiguously continental signal is apparent further towards the crown.Expand Abstract
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