Bothremydidae - Side-Neck Turtle

Bothremys Maghrebiana Turtle Skull & Shell 1.4ft

£2,292.00 GBP

A rare side-necked turtle: of the families Bothremydidae, this type locality is Oued Zem in the Ouled Abdoun Basin phosphate layer. The prehistoric Bothremys turtles are very distinguishable species having two nose holes.

A visually intriguing fossil turtle carapace (shell) and skull displaying soft palate tones throughout the anatomy of the animal. The carapace now reinforced strengthening it for display.

The Paleocene or Palaeocene, the "old recent", is a geologic epoch that lasted from about 66 to 56 million years ago. It is the first epoch of the Paleogene Period in the modern Cenozoic Era.

Genus: Bothremydidae, Bothremys Maghrebiana - Side-Neck Turtle.
Age: Paleogene, Palocene, Danian, 66,000,000 - 61.700,000 years.
Origin: Khouribga, Ouled Abdoun Basin, Northern Sahara, Morocco.

Boththremydidae turtle measurements.
Height: 43.5 cm
Width: 37 cm
Depth: 14 cm

Weight: 5.132 Kg

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