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Nigeremys Broin 1977 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 131520

Synonym: Potamochelys Fitzinger 1843 (taxon 37601)

Full reference: F. Broin. 1977. Contribution a l'etude des Cheloniens. Cheloniens continentaux due Cretace et du Tertiare de France. Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Nouvelle Serie, Serie C, Sciences de la terre 38:1-366

Parent taxon: Bothremydidae according to M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Arenila, Atolchelys, Azabbaremys, Bothremydinae, Bothremydodda, Cearachelys, Chedighaii, Elochelys, Galianemys, Inaechelys, Kurmademydinae, Kurmademydini, Kurmademys, Labrostochelys, Palemys, Phosphatochelys, Podocnemis somaliensis, Rhothonemys, Rosasia, Sankuchemys, Taphrosphys, Ummulisani

Subtaxa: Nigeremys gigantea

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Type: Nigeremys gigantea

Ecology: amphibious omnivore