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†family Glyptopsidae Marsh 1890 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 37624

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1890. Notice of some extinct Testudinata. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 40:177-179

Parent taxon: Cryptodira according to E. S. Gaffney 1979

Sister taxa: Acichelyidae, Adocusia, Apertotemporalidae, Bashuchelyidae, Carettochelyoidea, Chelonemydidae, Chelydroidea, Chersidae, Chitracephalus, Cryptoderinea, Dermatochelydidae, Durocryptodira, Eucryptodira, Galvechelone, Glyptopidae, Indochelyidae, Kallokibotioninae, Kayentachelyidae, Kinosternia, Kinosternoidae, Panchelonioidea, Pantestudinoidea, Pantrionychia, Platysternidae, Platysternoidea, Polysternum, Selmacryptodira, Trionychia, Trionychoidea, Tritosternidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic omnivore