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Protostega eaglefordensis Zangerl 1953 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 128037

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133

Belongs to Protostega according to R. Zangerl 1953

Sister taxa: Protostega gigas, Protostega marshii

Type specimen: TMM 924, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Lake Waco Dam, which is in a Cenomanian marine shale in the Eagle Ford Formation of Texas.

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