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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Turtles, Fossil.,
  • Paleontology -- Australia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEugene S. Gaffney.
SeriesAmerican Museum novitates,, no. 2720
LC ClassificationsQL1 .A436 no. 2720, QE862.C5 .A436 no. 2720
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3887143M
LC Control Number81215477

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A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtles of the Clade Pan-Carettochelys Walter G. Joyce Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland —email: @   Turtles (Testudinata) are the clade of amniotes characterized by a complete turtle shell. New insights into the phylogeny of the group have revealed that a diverse assemblage of fossil turtles populate the stem lineage that lead to the turtle crown (Testudines). To aid communication, the terms Mesochelydia and Perichelydia are herein defined for two internested clades more inclusive than Cited by:   Freshwater Turtles of Australia is a beautifully illustrated and comprehensive update of John Cann’s highly respected Australian Freshwater Turtles (). It reviews new information on the biology of Australian chelid turtles, presents recent perspectives and insights into their history and taxonomy, and provides an introduction to the freshwater turtles of New Guinea and Irian Jaya to Australia Author: John Cann, Ross Sadlier. Gondwanan turtles of the clade Meiolaniformes have a fossil record that reaches back to the Early Cretaceous of Patagonia (South America) and : Juliana Sterli.

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