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

Reptilia - Testudines - Chelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356487

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

Belongs to Rionegrochelys according to M. S. De la Fuente et al. 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MPCA-AT 258, a shell (carapace and plastron). Its type locality is El Anfiteatro, Parrita site, which is in a Coniacian/Santonian crevasse splay mudstone in the Plottier Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: amphibious piscivore