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Ninjemys Gaffney 1992 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata - Meiolaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253361

ETYMOLOGY: Ninja, in allusion to that totally rad, fearsome foursome epitomizing shelled success; emys, turtle.

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney. 1992. Ninjemys, a new name for "Meiolania" oweni (Woodward), a Horned Turtle from the Pleistocene of Queensland. American Museum Novitates (3049)1-10

Parent taxon: Meiolaniidae according to J. Sterli 2015

Sister taxa: Gaffneylania, Meiolania, Niolamia, Warkalania, Miolania

Subtaxa: Ninjemys oweni

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