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Yelmochelys Brinkman et al. 2016 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 343385

Full reference: D. Brinkman, M. C. Aguillon-Martinez, J. H. Hutchison and C. M. Brown. 2016. Yelmochelys rosarioae gen. et sp. nov., a stem kinosternid (Testudines; Kinosternidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Coahuila, Mexico. PaleoBios 33(30601):1-20

Parent taxon: Kinosternidae according to D. Brinkman et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Baltemys, Kinosterninae, Staurotypinae, Staurotypus, Xenochelys

Subtaxa: Yelmochelys rosarioae

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Type: Yelmochelys rosarioae

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore