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Baptemys Leidy 1870 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermatemydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37654

Synonyms: Gomphochelys Bourque et al. 2015 (no. 336691), Notomorpha Cope 1872 (no. 243340)

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Remarks on Poikilopleuron valens, Clidastes intermedius, Macrosaurus proriger, Baptemys wyomingensis, and Emys stevensonianus]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(1):3-5

Parent taxon: Pandermatemys according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

Sister taxa: Agomphus, Dermatemydidae, Hoplochelys

Subtaxa: Baptemys garmanii, Baptemys nanus, Notomorpha garmanii, Notomorpha gravis

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore-omnivore