Université de Fribourg

Taxonomy and phylogeny of the turtle Tropidemys langii Rütimeyer, 1873, based on new specimens from the Kimmeridgian of the Swiss Jura Mountains

Püntener, Christian ; Billon-Bruyat, Jean-Paul ; Bocat, Loïc ; Berger, Jean-Pierre ; Joyce, Walter G.

In: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 2014, vol. 34, no. 2, p. 353–374

The fossil turtle Tropidemys langii is a representative of Plesiochelyidae, a traditionally recognized group of Late Jurassic turtles diagnosed by the presence of three cervical scutes and adapted to life in the sea. Tropidemys langii was previously only known from fossilized carapaces and, possibly, plastra from Europe, most notably the famous ‘Solothurn Turtle Limestone’ of Switzerland. Due...

Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne

Tetrapods from the Late Jurassic lithographic limestones and Plattenkalke of Western Europe : an updated comparative review

Billon-Bruyat, Jean-Paul ; Marty, Daniel ; Bocat, Loïc

In: 5th International Symposium on Lithographic Limestone and Plattenkalk : abstracts and field guides, 2009, p. 17-18