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Clade Chelydridae Swainson 1839

PaleoDB taxon number: 360957

Full reference: W. Swainson. 1839. On the natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles. Cabinet Cyclopaedia 2:1-452

Parent taxon: Panchelydridae according to W. G. Joyce 2016

Sister taxa: Chelydropsis, Denverus, Hoplochelys caelata, Protochelydra

Subtaxa: Broilia, Broilia robusta, Chelydra, Chelydra argillarum, Chelydra strausi, Chelydrinae, Chelydrops, Chelydropsinae, Chelydropsis minax, Emys sansaniensis, Emysaurus, Emysaurus meilheuratiae, Hydraspis oeningensis, Leptochelys, Leptochelys braneti, Macrochelys, Planiplastron, Protochelydrinae, Testudo grandis

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Ecology: aquatic piscivore