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Cosmochelys Andrews 1920 (leatherback)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36339

Full reference: C. W. Andrews. 1920. A description of new species of zeuglodont and of leathery turtle from the Eocene of Southern Nigeria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1919(18):309-319

Parent taxon: Dermochelyinae according to R. E. Weems 1988

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cosmochelys dolloi

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Type: Cosmochelys dolloi

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore