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Article: A new trionychid turtle from the British Lower Eocene

Publication: Palaeontology
Volume: 13
Part: 3
Publication Date: October 1970
Page(s): 503 510
Author(s): R. T. J. Moody and C. A. Walker
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MOODY, R. T. J., WALKER, C. A. 1970. A new trionychid turtle from the British Lower Eocene. Palaeontology13, 3, 503–510.

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A new trionychid turtle, Eurycephalochelys fowleri gen. et sp. nov., is described from a skull found in the Bracklesham Beds (Cuisian, Lower Eocene) of Sussex. Comparisons are made between this first known trionychid skull from the British Eocene, and other fossil and Recent members of the Trionychidae.
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