Berruchelus russelli, gen. et sp. nov., A Paracryptodiran Turtle from the Cenozoic of Europe

@inproceedings{PrezGarca2012BerruchelusRG,
  title={Berruchelus russelli, gen. et sp. nov., A Paracryptodiran Turtle from the Cenozoic of Europe},
  author={Ad{\'a}n P{\'e}rez‐Garc{\'i}a},
  year={2012}
}
ABSTRACT Paracryptodira is composed of North American Baenidae and an undefined group of North American and European turtles known from the Middle Jurassic to the mid-Paleocene. Traditional members of Pleurosternidae are included in this group. Whereas the North American record extends into the mid-Paleocene, it was proposed that European nonbaenid paracryptodirans disappeared during the Early Cretaceous. However, an analysis of turtle remains from the upper Paleocene of Western Europe… 
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