Baena
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous-Eocene, 70–40 Ma
Shell of B. arenosa (specimen AMNH 1112)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Pantestudines
Family: Baenidae
Clade: Baenodda
(unranked): Eubaeninae
Genus: Baena
Leidy, 1870[1]
Type species
Baena arenosa
Leidy, 1870
Species
  • Baena affinis Leidy, 1871
  • Baena arenosa Leidy, 1870
  • Baena escavada Hay, 1909
  • Baena hayi Gilmore, 1916
  • Baena marshi Hay, 1904

Baena is an extinct genus of baenid turtles.[2]

Fossils of Baena have been found in locations including Kirtland Formation, Campanian New Mexico (B. sp.) (Cretaceous) and Ravenscrag Formation, Maastrichtian Canada (B. sp.) (Cretaceous).[3]

References

  1. ^ J. Leidy. 1870. [Descriptions of Emys jaenesi, E. haydeni, Baena arenosa, and Saniwa ensidens]. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1870:123-124
  2. ^ "Baena Leidy, 1870". www.gbif.org. GBIF. Retrieved 2021-02-20.
  3. ^ "Baena". Fossilworks. Retrieved 17 December 2021.