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Clemmys saxea Hay 1903 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105173

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1903. Two new species of fossil turtles from Oregon. Bulletin of the Department of Geology of the University of California 3:238-248

Belongs to Emydidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

Sister taxa: Batagurinae, Callagur, Chelonemys, Chelopus, Chinemys, Chrysemys, Chrysemys inflata, Chrysemys isoni, Chrysemys limnodytes, Clemmys hutchensorum, Deirochelyinae, Deirochelys, Deirochelys floridana, Emydinae, Emydoidea, Emydoidea hutchisoni, Emys, Epiemys, Glyptemys, Graptemys, Grayemys, Hardella, Heosemys, Hieremys, Hybemys, Lyssemys, Malacoclemmys, Malayemys, Melanochelys, Morenia, Notochelys, Palaeotheca, Polyechmatemys, Pseudemys, Pseudemys bisornatus, Pseudemys caelata, Pseudemys extincta, Pseudemys hillii, Pseudochrysemys, Pseudograptemys, Pyxidea, Sakya, Senryuemys, Shansiemys, Sharemys, Terrapene, Trachemys

Type specimen: UCMP 2191 (holotype), a partial shell (pygal plate). Its type locality is Mascall (UCMP 896), which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Mascall Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore