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Niolamia argentina Ameghino 1899 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata - Meiolaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57030

Alternative combination: Crossochelys corniger

Synonym: Miolania argentina Woodward 1901 (taxon 57031)

Full reference: F. Ameghino. 1899. Supplemento (Adiciones y Correcciones). Sinopsis Geologico-Paleontologica 1-13

Belongs to Niolamia according to G. T. Lloyd and G. J. Slater 2018

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Niolamia argentina: MLP 26-40, a skull (almost complete skull and lower jaw). Its type locality is Cañadón Blanco (Niolamia locality), which is in an Eocene terrestrial tuff in Argentina.
  • Miolania argentina:

Ecology: