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Angolachelys mbaxi Mateus et al. 2009 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 197851

Full reference: O. Mateus, L. Jacobs, M. Polcyn, A. S. Schulp, D. Vineyard, A. B. Neto, and M. T. Antunes. 2009. The oldest African eucryptodiran turtle from the Cretaceous of Angola. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 54(4):581-588

Belongs to Angolachelys according to O. Mateus et al. 2012

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MGUAN−PA 002, a partial skeleton (a nearly complete skull, an ungual phalanx, two cervical vertebrae, proximal part of the ilium, shell parts, and a few uninformative fragments). Its type locality is Iembe, Tadi, which is in a Turonian coastal horizon in the Tadi Beds Formation of Angola.

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