Fossil Turtle shell - ROM2007_9522_25

ROM2007_9522_25

Fossil Turtle shell

Place Collected
(Object)
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North America, USA, New Mexico, Fruitland
Taxonomy
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • Kingdom: Animalia
    • Phylum: Chordata
    • Class: Reptilia
    • Order: Testudines
    • Family: Neurankylidae
    • Genus: Neurankylus
    • SpecificEpithet: eximius
Object number: ROMVP00864
On view
Gallery Location:James and Louise Temerty Galleries of the Age of Dinosaurs, K/T Extinction, Cretaceous Survivors, Turtles
DescriptionFreshwater turtles were among the animals that were little affected by the events that caused mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period.
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