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Chelydra Schweigger 1812 (Snapping turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 37706

Synonym: Devisia Ogilby 1905 (taxon 105358)

Full reference: A. F. Schweigger. 1812. Prodromus monographiae Cheloniorum. Königsberger Archiv für Naturwissenschaft und Mathematik 1:271-462

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

Sister taxa: Broilia, Broilia robusta, Chelydra argillarum, Chelydra strausi, Chelydrinae, Chelydrops, Chelydropsinae, Chelydropsis minax, Emys sansaniensis, Emysaurus, Emysaurus meilheuratiae, Hydraspis oeningensis, Leptochelys, Leptochelys braneti, Macrochelys, Planiplastron, Protochelydrinae, Testudo grandis

Subtaxa: Chelydra acutirostris, Chelydra rossignonii, Chelydra serpentina

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Type: Testudo serpentina

Ecology: aquatic omnivore