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Brasilemys Lapparent de Broin 2000 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panpodocnemidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67326

Full reference: F. d. Lapparent de Broin. 2000. The oldest pre-Podocnemidid turtle (Chelonii, Pleurodira), from the early Cretaceous, Ceará state, Brasil, and its environment. Treballs del Museu de Geologia de Barcelona 9:43-95

Parent taxon: Podocnemoidae according to E. A. Cadena et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Hamadachelys, Podocnemoidea, Portezueloemys

Subtaxa: Brasilemys josai

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Type: Brasilemys josai

Ecology: amphibious omnivore