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Platemys torrentium Burmeister 1885

PaleoDB taxon number: 361317

Full reference: G. Burmeister. 1885. Examen critico de los mamiferos y reptiles fosiles denominados por D. Augusto Bravard y mencionados en su obra precedente. Annales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires 3:93-174

Belongs to Chelidae according to I. J. Maniel and M. S. de la Fuente 2016

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, Pseudemydura, Rheodytes, Rionegrochelys, Trionyx argentina, Yaminuechelys

Type specimen: MPBA uncat., a partial shell. Its type locality is Barrancas del Rio Parana, which is in a Tortonian marginal marine siltstone/sandstone in the Entrerriana Formation of Argentina.