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Rionegrochelys De la Fuente et al. 2017 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Chelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356486

Full reference: M. S. De la Fuente, I. Maniel, J. M. Jannello, J. Sterli, A. C. Garrido, R. A. Garcia, L. Salgado, J. I. Canudo, and R. Bolatti. 2017. Unusual shell anatomy and osteohistology in a new Late Cretaceous panchelid turtle from northwestern Patagonia, Argentina. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 62

Parent taxon: Chelidae according to M. S. De la Fuente et al. 2017

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

Subtaxa: Rionegrochelys caldieroi

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Type: Rionegrochelys caldieroi

Ecology: amphibious piscivore