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Carbonemys cofrinii Cadena et al. 2012 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Podocnemidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253845

Full reference: E. A. Cadena, D. T. Ksepka, C. A. Jaramillo and J. I. Bloch. 2012. New pelomedusoid turtles from the late Palaeocene Cerrejon Formation of Colombia and their implications for phylogeny and body size evolution. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10(2):313-331

Belongs to Carbonemys according to M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UF/IGM 41, a skull (Nearly complete skull). Its type locality is La Puente Pit, which is in a Paleocene/Paleocene delta plain claystone/sandstone in the Cerrejón Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: amphibious omnivore