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Baena hayi Gilmore 1916 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 65789

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1916. Description of two new species of turtles, from the Lance Formation of Wyoming. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 50(2137):614-646

Belongs to Baena according to W. G. Joyce and T. R. Lyson 2015

Sister taxa: Baena affinis, Baena arenosa, Baena escavada

Type specimen: USNM 6728, a shell (a carapace and plastron). Its type locality is Niobrara County, United States Geological Survey, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore