Peckemys

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Peckemys
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Baenidae
Genus: Peckemys
Lyson and Joyce, 2009
Type species
Peckemys brinkman
Lyson and Joyce, 2009

Peckemys is an extinct genus of turtle which existed in the Hell Creek Formation, United States during the late Cretaceous period (Maastrichtian age).[1] It was first named by Tyler R. Lyson and Walter G. Joyce in 2009 and the type species is Peckemys brinkman.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lyson, T.R. & Joyce, W.G. (2009). "A revision of Plesiobaena (Testudinoes: Baenidae) and an assessment of Baenid ecology across the K/T boundary". Journal of Paleontology. 83 (6): 833–853. doi:10.1666/09-035.1.