Miocaretta

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Miocaretta lankae
Temporal range: Miocene
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Family: Cheloniidae
Genus: Miocaretta
Deraniyagala, 1967
Species: M. lankae
Binomial name
Miocaretta lankae
Deraniyagala, 1967

Miocaretta is an extinct genus of sea turtle from the Miocene era in what is now Sri Lanka. It was first named by Paul E. P. Deraniyagala in 1967. The type and only species is M. lankae.[1]

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  1. ^ P. E. P. Deraniyagala (1967). "Some new Miocene vertebrates from Ceylon". Ceylon Association for the Advancement of Science Proceedings 23 (1): 50. 

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