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Plesiochelys Rütimeyer 1873 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Plesiochelyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36361

Synonym: Stegochelys Lydekker 1889 (taxon 235084)

Full reference: L. Rütimeyer. 1873. Die fossilen Schildkröten von Solothurn und der übrigne Juraformation. Abdruck aus den Neuen Denkschriften der Schweiz. naturforsch. Gesellschaft 25:1-185

Parent taxon: Plesiochelyidae according to J. Anquetin et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Craspedochelys, Emys dutertrei, Hispaniachelys, Hispaniachelys prebetica, Portlandemys, Tholemys, Tropidemys

Subtaxa: Clemmys grayi, Emys hugi, Emys hugii, Emys jurensis, Emys trionychoides, Plesiochelys bigleri, Plesiochelys etalloni, Plesiochelys kwanganensis, Plesiochelys minor, Plesiochelys normandicus, Plesiochelys oshanensis, Plesiochelys planiceps

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