Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(4):145-277
Type specimen: CNHM P27561, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Moore Brothers Farm, which is in a Santonian marine limestone in the Selma Formation of Alabama.
Ecology: aquatic omnivore