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 P26237, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Devil's Backbone, which is in a Cretaceous marine marl in the Marlbrook Marl Formation of Arkansas.
Ecology: aquatic omnivore