Paleontological Journal

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 104–113 | Cite as

A new basal testudinoid turtle (Testudinoidea: “Lindholmemydidae”) from the Upper Paleocene of Mongolia

  • I. G. Danilov
  • V. B. Sukhanov


A new genus and species of a basal testudinoid turtle of the family “Lindholmemydidae,” Paramongolemys khosatzkyi gen. et sp. nov., is described based on shell material from the Naranbulak Formation (Upper Paleocene) of the Naran Bulak and Khaychin-Ula IE localities (Mongolia). Material of this species includes some specimens previously described as Mongolemys tatarinovi.


“Lindholmemydidae,” Testudinoidea turtles Paleocene Mongolia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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