PaleoDB taxon number: 253386
Full reference: E. S. Gaffney. 1975. Solnhofia parsonsi, a new cryptodiran turtle from the Late Jurassic of Europe. American Museum Novitates 2576:1-22
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: TM 4023, a partial skull (a partially damaged skull with lower jaw). Its type locality is Solnhofen, which is in a Tithonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Solnhofen Formation of Germany.