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Turtle carapace fragment or Glyptodon? Psephophorus
Plantguy posted a topic in Fossil IDHey Gang, I acquired this fragment as I was extremely intrigued with the pattern as it was described as Glyptodont. I've been still playing around with turtle fragments oh way too much lately and my brain is saying this is not Glyptodont and wants to say the textures and groove pattern and polygonal nature are perhaps an ossicle or maybe ossicles from something like Psephophorus polygonus. Are the surface grooves sulci? Its not completely flat on the bottom has a general irregular arch to it and varies in thickness from 1 to 1.8 cms.. Does