A New Extinct Emydid Turtle from the Lower Pliocene of Oklahoma

by Edwin C. Galbreath

Publisher: Kbook

Publication Date: July 27, 2017

ISBN: 1230001779028

Binding: Kobo eBook

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In the summer of 1946 a party from the University of Kansas Museum of Natural History visited exposures of the Laverne formation in Beaver County, Oklahoma, at the invitation of Dr. Stuart Schoff of the United States Geological Survey. When examining the marl beds an Emydid turtle was discovered which appears to be an unnamed species of the genus Chrysemys. A description of the new species follows.