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Sokatra Gaffney and Krause 2011 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 211897

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney and D. W. Krause. 2011. Sokatra, a new side-necked turtle (Late Cretaceous, Madagascar) and the diversification of the main groups of Pelomedusoides. American Museum Novitates 3728:1-28

Parent taxon: Podocnemidera according to E. S. Gaffney and D. W. Krause 2011

Sister taxa: Euraxemydoidea, Platycheloides nyasae, Teneremys

Subtaxa: Sokatra antitra

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Type: Sokatra antitra

Ecology: amphibious omnivore