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meaning: "Carbon turtle"
Named By: E. A. Cadena, D. T. Ksepka, C. A. Jaramillo & J. I. Bloch. in2012
Time Period: Mid-Late Paleocene (Peligran-Itaboraian)~60-58 Ma
Location: Columbia - Cerrejon Formation
Size: Shell up to 1.72 meters long. Skull about 25 centimetres long
Diet: Uncertain/Carnivore
Fossil(s): Partial shell and skull
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Testudines | Pleurodira | Podocnemididae |

Carbonemys cofrinii is an extinct podocnemidid turtle known from the Middle Paleocene Cerrejon Formation of northeastern Colombia. The formation is dated at around 60 to 58 million years ago, starting at about five million years after the KT extinction event.

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