Syllomus

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Syllomus
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Cheloniidae
Genus: Syllomus
Cope, 1896
Synonyms

Peritresius

Syllomus is an extinct genus of sea turtle from the Miocene. It was first named by Cope in 1896, and contains two species, S. aegyptiacus (syn. Chelonia marylandica, Peritresius virginianus), and S. crispatus. Syllomus is also known by its synonymal name, Peritresius.[citation needed]

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