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Family Podocnemididae Cope 1868 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Podocnemoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58161

Alternative spellings: Podocnemidae, Podocnemidae, Podocnemoidae, Podocnemoidae

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

Parent taxon: Pleurodira according to M. B. de Silva Lacerda et al. 2020

Sister taxa: Amphichelydidae, Chelidae, Eupleurodira, Megapleurodira, Minipleurodira, Notoemydidae, Panchelidae, Panpelomedusoides, Pelomedusoides, Platychelira, Podocnemidoidae

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