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From: Surviving the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction event: A terrestrial stem turtle in the Cenozoic of Laurasia

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Elements of the anterior plastral lobe of the stem turtle (Sichuanchelyidae) Laurasichersis relicta gen. et sp. nov., from the upper Thanetian (upper Paleocene) of Mont de Berru (Marne, France). (A,B), MNHN.F BR13513, holotype of the taxon, articulated right epiplastral elements, entoplastron, and anterior regions of both hyoplastra, in ventral (A) and dorsal (B) views. The visceral position of the entoplastron margins are indicated in B. C–AU, medial (C–N): MNHN.F CR13420, MNHN.F BR13005, MNHN.F BR13016, MNHN.F BR13058, MNHN.F CR13055), antero-lateral and lateral (O–AF: MNHN.F BR13617, MNHN.F BR13063, MNHN.F BR13068, MNHN.F BR13010, MNHN.F BR13009, MNHN.F BR15046), and postero-lateral (AG–AJ: MNHN.F BR17488, MNHN.F BR17489) epiplastral elements. Al of them in dorsal and ventral views, but some elements also in lateral (E, O, T, W, AB), medial (R) and anterior (H, P) ones. AK–AU, entoplastra, MNHN.F BR13663 (AK–AL), MNHN.F BR13525 (AM–AN), MNHN.F BR13523 (AO–AQ), MNHN.F BR13664 (AR–AS) and MNHN.F BR13506(AT–AU); in ventral and dorsal views. Abbreviations for the plates (in lowercase and normal type): ent, entoplastron; ep, epiplastral element; hy, hyoplastron. Abbreviations for the scutes (in uppercase and in bold type): EG, extragular; GU, gular; HU, humeral.

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