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Catapleura Cope 1870 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 36334

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1870. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part II. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:105-235

Parent taxon: Chelonioidea according to R. Hirayama 2006

Sister taxa: Cheloniidae, Cimochelys, Dermochelyidae, Dermochelyoidae, Desmatochelyidae, Kimurachelys, Nichollsemys, Pandermochelys, Pliochelys, Progonosaurus, Protostegidae, Toxochelyidae

Subtaxa: Catapleura ponderosa, Catapleura repanda

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