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Kappachelys Hirayama et al. 2013 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 247614

Full reference: R. Hirayama, S. Isaji, and T. Hibino. 2013. Kappachelys okurai gen. et sp. nov., a new stem soft-shelled turtle from the Early Cretaceous of Japan. Morphology and Evolution of Turtles 179-185

Parent taxon: Trionychia according to R. Hirayama et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Carettochelyidae, Pantrionychidae

Subtaxa: Kappachelys okurai

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Type: Kappachelys okurai

Ecology: aquatic omnivore