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Prochelidella Lapparent de Broin and de la Fuente 2001 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Chelidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81425

Full reference: F. d.e. Lapparent de Broin and M. S. de la Fuente. 2001. Oldest world Chelidae (Chelonii, Pleurodira), from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des plančtes 333:463-470

Parent taxon: Panchelidae according to I. J. Maniel and M. S. de la Fuente 2016

Sister taxa: Bonapartemys, Chelidae, Linderochelys, Lomalatachelys, Palaeophrynops, Platemys guaranitica, Platemys patagonica, Salamanchelys

Subtaxa: Prochelidella argentinae, Prochelidella cerrobarcinae, Prochelidella portezuelae

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Ecology: amphibious piscivore