Hypsibema was a herbivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as North Carolina, New Jersey and North Carolina.

All the Hypsibema illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Hypsibema was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568
  • B. S. Grandstaff and D. C. Parris. 1992. Alphadon (Marsupialia) and Multituberculata (Allotheria) in the Cretaceous of eastern North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(2):217-222
  • E. D. Cope. 1869. [Remarks on Eschrichtius polyporus, Hypsibema crassicauda, Hadrosaurus tripos, and Polydectes biturgidus]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 21:191-192