PaleoDB taxon number: 261779
Etymology. Warka, Queensland aboriginal for turtle; lania, in reference to the usual endings for meiolaniids (Lanius is Latin for "butcher" but Owen (1886b) gave no indication of an etymology when he erected Meiolania).
Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, M. Archer, and A. White. 1992. Warkalania, a new meiolaniid turtle from the Tertiary Riversleigh Deposits of Queensland, Australia. The Beagle, Records of The Northern Territory Museum of Arts and Sciences 9(1):35-48
Subtaxa: Warkalania carinaminor
Type: Warkalania carinaminor