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Kurmademys Gaffney et al. 2001 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 131460

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, S. Chatterjee, and D. K. Rudra. 2001. Kurmademys, a new side-necked turtle (Pelomedusoides: Bothremydidae) from the Late Cretaceous of India. American Museum Novitates 3321:1-16

Parent taxon: Bothremydidae according to M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Arenila, Atolchelys, Azabbaremys, Bothremydinae, Bothremydodda, Cearachelys, Chedighaii, Elochelys, Galianemys, Inaechelys, Kurmademydinae, Labrostochelys, Nigeremys, Phosphatochelys, Podocnemis somaliensis, Rhothonemys, Rosasia, Sankuchemys, Taphrosphys, Ummulisani

Subtaxa: Kurmademys kallamedensis

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Type: Kurmademys kallamedensis

Ecology: amphibious omnivore