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Meiolania Owen 1886 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata - Meiolaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37643

Alternative spelling: Miolania

Full reference: R. Owen. 1886. Description of Fossil Remains of two Species of a Megalanian Genus (Meiolania, Ow.), from Lord Howe's Island. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 179:181-191

Parent taxon: Meiolaniidae according to J. Sterli 2015

Sister taxa: Gaffneylania, Ninjemys, Niolamia, Warkalania

Subtaxa: Meiolania brevicollis, Meiolania mackayi, Meiolania platyceps

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