Plesiobaena

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Plesiobaena
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Superclass: Tetrapoda
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Infraorder: Paracryptodira
Family: Baenidae
Genus: Plesiobaena
Lambe, 1902
Species
  • P. antiqua Lambe, 1902 (type)

Plesiobaena is an extinct genus of turtle which existed in the Belly River Formation, Canada during the late Cretaceous period (Campanian age).[1] It was first named by Lambe, L. M. in 1972 and the type species is Plesiobaena antiqua.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lambe, L. M. (1902). "New genera and species from the Belly River Series (Mid-Cretaceous)". Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 3: 23–81.