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Merovemys Hervet 2006 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Ptychogasteridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 338752

Full reference: S. Hervet. 2006. The oldest European ptychogasterid turtle (Testudinoidea) from the lowermost Eocene amber locality of Le Quesnoy (France, Ypresian, MP7). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(4):839-848

Parent taxon: Ptychogasteridae according to S. Hervet 2006

Sister taxon: Hummelemys

Subtaxa: Merovemys ploegi

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Type: Merovemys ploegi

Ecology: aquatic omnivore