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†superfamily Podocnemidoidea Gaffney et al. 2006 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 131452

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, H. Tong, and P. A. Meylan. 2006. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 300:1-318

Parent taxon: Pelomedusoides according to A. Pérez-García and F. Ortega 2018

Sister taxa: Apodichelys, Araripemydidae, Caririemys, Chrysemys montolivensis, Naiadochelys, Palaeaspis, Panpodocnemidae, Peiropemydidae, Pelomedusera, Podocnemidera, Taphrosphys dares, Taphrosphys miocenica

Subtaxa: Bothremydidae, Nostimochelone, Podocnemidae, Podocnemidinura, Podocnemoidae

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore