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Kallokibotion bajazidi Nopcsa 1923 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

PaleoDB taxon number: 168584

Synonyms: Kallokibotion magnificum Nopcsa 1923 (no. 238168), Thalassodromeus sebesensis Grellet-Tinner and Codrea 2015 (no. 340883)

Full reference: B. F. Nopcsa. 1923. On the geological importance of the primitive reptilian fauna in the uppermost Cretaceous of Hungary; with a description of a new tortoise (Kallokibotion). Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 74:100-116

Belongs to Kallokibotion according to A. Pérez-García and V. Codrea 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Kallokibotion bajazidi: BMNH R4916 (lectotype), a set of postcrania (ofmost ofcarapace, posterior lobe of plastron, pelvis, and a caudal vertebra)
  • Kallokibotion magnificum: BMNH R4930, a set of postcrania (plastron, steinkern of nearly complete shell, and external mold of carapace with some fragments of posterior peripherals, thoracic vertebrae, and shell fragment).
  • Thalassodromeus sebesensis: ODA 28, a shell. Its type locality is Oarda de Jos B (OdB), which is in a Maastrichtian lacustrine - small claystone in the Sard Formation of Romania.

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