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Arabemys Tong et al. 1999 (leatherback)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80839

Full reference: H. Tong, E. Buffetaut, H. Thomas, J. Roger, M. Halawani, A. Memesh, and P. Lebret. 1999. A new dermochelyid turtle from the late Paleocene-early Eocene of Saudi Arabia. Comptes Rendu de l'Academie de Sciences, Paris: Sciences de la terre et de planetes 329:913-919

Parent taxon: Dermochelyidae according to H. Tong et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Chelonia californiensis, Dermochelyinae, Egyptemys, Eosphargis, Maorichelys, Mesodermochelys, Natemys, Psephophorus, Turgaiscapha

Subtaxa: Arabemys crassiscutata

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Type: Arabemys crassiscutata

Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore