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Family Dermochelyidae Lydekker 1889 (leatherback)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyoidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37693

Alternative spelling: Dermochelidae

Parent taxon: Dermochelyoidae according to R. Hirayama 1998

Sister taxa: Alienochelys, Bouliachelys, Corsochelys, Dermochelys, Mesodermochelys, Ocepechelon, Protostegidae

Subtaxa: Arabemys, Chelonia californiensis, Dermochelyinae, Egyptemys, Eosphargis, Maorichelys, Psephophorus, Turgaiscapha

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Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore