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Echmatemys Hay 1906 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Geoemydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37721

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1906. Descriptions of two new genera (Echmatemys and Xenochelys) and two new species (Xenochelys formosa and Terrapene putnami) of fossil turtles. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 22(3):27-31

Parent taxon: Geoemydidae according to A. J. Lichtig and S. G. Lucas 2015

Sister taxa: Batagur, Bridgeremys, Clemmydopsis, Cuora, Cyclemys, Geiselemys, Geoclemys, Geoemyda, Guangdongemys, Isometremys, Mauremys, Palaeochelys, Ptychogaster, Rhinoclemmys, Sacalia, Siebenrockiella

Subtaxa: Echmatemys depressa, Echmatemys douglassi, Echmatemys haydeni, Echmatemys lativertebralis, Echmatemys megaulax, Echmatemys rivalis, Echmatemys septaria, Echmatemys uintensis, Echmatemys wyomingensis

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Type: Echmatemys septaria

Ecology: aquatic herbivore