A New Genus of Lindholmemydid Turtle (Testudines: Testudinoidea) from the Late Cretaceous of the Amur River Region, Russia

I. G. Danilov, Yu. L. Bolotsky, A. O. Averianov, I. V. Donchenko


New material of Mongolemys planicostatus (Riabinin, 1930), known formerly by a single first costal plate from the Upper Cretaceous of the Amur River Region, allow us to recognize it as a separate genus of lindholmemydids, Amuremys gen. nov. Amuremys is probably closely related to Mongolemys and Lindholmemys.


Amuremys; Lindholmemydidae; turtles; Late Cretaceous; Amur River Region

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2002-9-2-155-168


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