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Mendozachelys de la Fuente et al. 2016 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Chelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 347378

Full reference: M. S. de la Fuente, I. Maniel, J. M. Janello, J. Sterli, B. G. Riga and F. Novas. 2016. A new large panchelid turtle (Pleurodira) from the Loncoche Formation (upper Campanian-lower Maastrichtian) of the Mendoza Province (Argentina): Morphological, osteohistological studies, and a preliminary phylogenetic analysis. Cretaceous Research 69:147-168

Parent taxon: Chelidae according to M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Acanthochelys, Birlimarr, Chelinae, Chelodina, Chelodininae, Chelus, Chelymys antiqua, Chelymys arata, Elseya, Emydura, Hydraspis arenarius, Hydromedusa, Hydromedusinae, Myuchelys, Naiadochelys patagonica, Pelecomastes ampla, Phrynops, Platemys, Platemys bergii, Platemys entreriana, Platemys holmbergii, Platemys mesopotamica, Platemys robusta, Platemys torrentium, Pseudemydura, Rheodytes, Rionegrochelys, Trionyx argentina, Yaminuechelys

Subtaxa: Mendozachelys wichmanni

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Type: Mendozachelys wichmanni

Ecology: amphibious piscivore