PaleoDB taxon number: 274002
Alternative combination: Chrysochampsa mlynarskii
Full reference: R. Estes. 1988. Lower vertebrates from the Golden Valley Formation, Early Eocene of North Dakota. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 31(20):541-562
Type specimen: YPM-PU 17258, a partial skull (Incomplete skull & 4 osteoderms). Its type locality is White Butte/Turtle Valley, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial claystone in the Golden Valley Formation of North Dakota.
Ecology: amphibious carnivore