Catapleura Cope, 1870 is Euclastes Cope, 1867 (Testudines: Pan-Cheloniidae): synonymy revealed by a new specimen from New Jersey

@article{Ullmann2021CatapleuraC1,
  title={Catapleura Cope, 1870 is Euclastes Cope, 1867 (Testudines: Pan-Cheloniidae): synonymy revealed by a new specimen from New Jersey},
  author={Paul V. Ullmann and Eric A. Carr},
  journal={Journal of Systematic Palaeontology},
  year={2021},
  volume={19},
  pages={491 - 517}
}
The famous ‘Bone Wars’ between Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel Charles Marsh resulted in the naming of numerous vertebrate taxa from the Cretaceous formations of the Atlantic Coastal Plain, including many species that have since been shown to be of indeterminate affinities or synonyms of each other. Here, we describe a new specimen of the pan-cheloniid turtle Euclastes named by Cope in 1867 which demonstrates that another pan-cheloniid he named in 1870, Catapleura, is actually the same taxon… 
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