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Cordichelys Gaffney et al. 2011 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Podocnemoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 344493

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, P. A. Meylan, R. C. Wood, E. Simons, and D. De Almeida Campos. 2011. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: the family Podocnemididae. American Museum Novitates 350:1-237

Parent taxon: Podocnemididae according to F. de Lapparent de Broin et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Albertwoodemys, Bauruemydinae, Bauruemys, Brontochelys, Cambaremys, Caninemys, Carbonemys, Cerrejonemys, Dacquemys, Erymnochelyinae, Erymnochelys, Kenyemys, Lapparentemys, Latentemys, Lemurchelys, Mogharemys, Neochelys, Papoulemys, Peiropemys, Peltocephalus, Podocnemidinae, Podocnemis, Shweboemys, Stereogenyina, Stereogenys, Stupendemys, Turkanemys

Subtaxa: Cordichelys antiqua

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Type: Podocnemis antiqua

Ecology: aquatic herbivore-carnivore