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Solnhofia parsonsi Gaffney 1975 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

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

Belongs to Solnhofia according to J. Anquetin et al. 2017

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.

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