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Family Pelomedusidae Cope 1868 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

PaleoDB taxon number: 37590

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. On the origin of genera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 20:242-300

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

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Carteremys, Duerochelys, Pelomedusinae, Pelusiinae, Pelusios

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Ecology: amphibious carnivore