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Pacifichelys Parham and Pyenson 2010 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 165651

Full reference: J. F. Parham and N. D. Pyenson. 2010. New sea turtle from the Miocene of Peru and iterative evolution of feeding ecomorphologies since the Cretaceous. Journal of Paleontology 84(2):231-247

Parent taxon: Pancheloniidae according to J. F. Parham and N. D. Pyenson 2010

Sister taxa: Carolinochelys, Euclastes, Lophochelyinae, Osteopyginae, Procolpochelys

Subtaxa: Pacifichelys hutchisoni, Pacifichelys urbinai

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Type: Pacifichelys urbinai

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