A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtles of the Clade Thalassochelydia

Abstract

The Late Jurassic (Oxfordian to Tithonian) fossil record of Europe and South America has yielded a particularly rich assemblage of aquatic pan-cryptodiran turtles that are herein tentatively hypothesized to form a monophyletic group named Thalassochelydia. Thalassochelydians were traditionally referred to three families, Eurysternidae, Plesiochelyidae, and… (More)

4 Figures and Tables

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics