Genus: Araripemys PRICE,1973

Species: arturi FIELDING, MARTILL & NAISH, 2005
Etymology: In honor of Dr. Artur Andrade of the DNPM, CPSA Crato, for all his help with field work.

Holotype: SMNK-PAL 2979

Locality: Region of Nova Olinda, Araripe Basin, southern Ceara State, Northeastern Brazil.

Horizon: Nova Olinda Member, Crato Formation.


Age: Aptian Stage, Middle Gallic Subepoch, Uppermost Early Cretaceous Epoch, Early Cretaceous.

Material: Partial skeleton with associated soft tissues on a slab.