PaleoDB taxon number: 173417
Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1894. A new turtle from the Benton Cretaceous. University of Kansas Quarterly 3:5-19
Sister taxon: Desmatochelys padillai
Type specimen: KUVP 1200, a partial skeleton (Skull, some limb bones and parts of the shell). Its type locality is near Fairbury (Desmatochelys type locality), which is in a Cretaceous marine horizon in the Benton Formation of Nebraska.