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Bairdemys Gaffney and Wood 2002 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panpodocnemidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 253848

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney and R. C. Wood. 2002. Bairdemys, a New Side-Necked Turtle (Pelomedusoides: Podocnemididae) from the Miocene of the Caribbean. 3359:1-28

Parent taxon: Bairdemydita according to E. S. Gaffney et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Cordichelys, Latentemys

Subtaxa: Bairdemys hartsteini, Bairdemys healeyorum, Bairdemys sanchezi, Bairdemys venezuelensis, Bairdemys winklerae

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Type: Bairdemys hartsteini

Ecology: aquatic herbivore-carnivore