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Archelon Wieland 1896 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36327

Full reference: G. R. Wieland. 1896. Archelon ischyros: a ne gigantic cryptodire testudinate from the Fort Pierre Cretaceous of South Dakota. The American Journal of Science, series 4 2(12):399-412

Parent taxon: Protostegidae according to E. A. Cadena and J. F. Parham 2015

Sister taxa: Bouliachelys, Chelospharginae, Chelosphargis, Cratochelone, Desmatochelys, Notochelone, Pneumatoarthrus, Protostega, Protosteginae, Rhinochelys, Santanachelys, Terlinguachelys

Subtaxa: Archelon ischyros

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Type: Archelon ischyros

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