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Research article 09 Sep 2021
Research article | 09 Sep 2021
João Sousa and Octávio Mateus
Podocnemisfajumensis and the early Miocene
Podocnemisaegyptiaca are two podocnemidid pleurodiran turtles from northern Egypt, defined more than a century ago. Both species are confirmed as valid. They are attributed to two new genera, corresponding to the oldest defined for the African record of Erymnochelyini. Thus, the new combinations Shetwemys fajumensis and Apeshemys aegyptiaca are proposed.
amberiferous forestand remarks concerning fossil beetles of the group.