First fossil skull of chelus (Pleurodira: Chelidae, matamata turtle): from the early miocene of Colombia

"Here we describe the first fossil skull so far known for the turtle genus Chelus from the early Miocene (~ 16 m.y.), Castilletes Formation, Alta Guajira Peninsula, Cocinetas basin, Colombia. The skull is partially preserved, including most of the basicranium (pteygoid-bassioccipital bones) and...

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Autores Principales: Cadena, Edwin A., Jaramillo, Carlos A.
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Palaeontologia Electronica 2015
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/27739