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Condorchelys antiqua Sterli 2008 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

PaleoDB taxon number: 175826

Full reference: J. Sterli. 2008. A new, nearly complete stem turtle from the Jurassic of South America with implications for turtle evolution. Biology Letters 4(3):286-289

Belongs to Condorchelys according to W. G. Joyce 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPEF-PV1152, a partial skull (basicranium). Its type locality is Queso Rallado, near Cerro Cóndor, which is in a Toarcian/Bajocian lacustrine mixed carbonate-siliciclastic in the Cañadón Asfalto Formation of Argentina.

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