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†family Pelomedusidae Stirton 1953 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 37590

Full reference: R. A. Stirton. 1953. Vertebrate paleontology and continental stratigraphy in Colombia. Geological Society of America Bulletin 64:603-622

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