Ummulisani
Temporal range: Ypresian
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Bothremydidae
Tribe: Taphrosphyini
Subtribe: Taphrosphyina
Genus: Ummulisani
Gaffney, Tong & Meylan, 2006
Species:
U. rutgerensis
Binomial name
Ummulisani rutgerensis
Gaffney, Tong & Meylan, 2006

Ummulisani is an extinct genus of bothremydid pleurodiran turtle that was discovered in the Mrah Iaresh locality of Morocco. [1][2] The genus consists solely of type species U. rutgerensis.

Discovery

Ummulisani was discovered in the Mrah Iaresh locality, Morocco, and the type specimen consists of a skull, lacking the palate.[2]

References

  1. ^ E. S. Gaffney, H. Tong, and P. A. Meylan. 2006. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 300:1-318 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]
  2. ^ a b Fossilworks: Ummulisani