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Clade Podocnemidae Cope 1868 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Podocnemoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253855

Alternative spelling: Podocnemididae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. On the origin of genera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 20:242-300

Parent taxon: Podocnemidoidea according to A. Pérez-García and S. Chapman 2017

Sister taxa: Bothremydidae, Nostimochelone, Podocnemidinura, Podocnemoidae

Subtaxa: Albertwoodemys, Bauruemydinae, Bauruemys, Brontochelys, Cambaremys, Caninemys, Carbonemys, Cerrejonemys, Cordichelys, Dacquemys, Erymnochelyinae, Erymnochelys, Kenyemys, Lapparentemys, Latentemys, Lemurchelys, Mogharemys, Neochelys, Papoulemys, Peiropemys, Peltocephalus, Podocnemidinae, Podocnemis, Shweboemys, Stereogenyina, Stereogenyini, Stereogenys, Stupendemys, Turkanemys

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore-carnivore