Chubutemys, a New Eucryptodiran Turtle from the Early Cretaceous of Argentina, and the Relationships of the Meiolaniidae

@article{Gaffney2007ChubutemysAN,
  title={Chubutemys, a New Eucryptodiran Turtle from the Early Cretaceous of Argentina, and the Relationships of the Meiolaniidae},
  author={Eugene S. Gaffney and Thomas H. Rich and Patricia Vickers Rich and Andrew E Constantine and Raul Vacca and Lesley Kool},
  journal={American Museum Novitates},
  year={2007},
  volume={3599},
  pages={1-35}
}
Abstract Chubutemys copelloi is the oldest nonmarine cryptodire from South America represented by a skull. The skull and associated postcranial fragments are from the Aptian Cerro Costano Member of the Cerro Barcino Formation of Chubut, Argentina. Chubutemys has a processus trochlearis oticum, showing that it is a cryptodire, and an enclosed canalis caroticus internus extending to the posterior margin of the pterygoid, showing that it is a eucryptodire. The skull of Chubutemys is similar to… 
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