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(Price, 1973). This specimen comes from the calcareous nodules of the Araripe Basin, Northeast Brazil, dating from the Lower Cretaceous - 110 million years. The representatives of this species constitute the oldest records of turtles described in Brazil.

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  • Title: Fossilized turtle
  • Rights: Copyright © 2017 Museu Nacional/UFRJ
  • Setor: Paleontologia
  • Sala de Exposição: Maxakalisaurus topai
  • Nome Cientifico: Araripemys barretoi
  • Local de Coleta/Origem: Bacia do Araripe, Nordeste do Brasil
  • Data de Origem/Produção: 110 milhões de anos atrás
  • Area de Conhecimento: Paleontologia

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