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†family Pelomedusidae Savage 1951 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 37590

Full reference: D. E. Savage. 1951. Report on Fossil Vertebrates from the Upper Magdalena Valley, Colombia. Science 114(2955):186-187

Parent taxon: Pelomedusera according to E. S. Gaffney et al. 2006

Sister taxon: Araripemydidae

Subtaxa: Carteremys, Duerochelys, Pelomedusinae, Pelusiinae, Pelusios

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore