Linderochelys de la Fuente et al. 2007 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelidae

Full reference: M. S. de la Fuente, J. O. Calvo, and B. J. González Riga. 2007. A new Cretaceous chelid turtle from the northern Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Ameghiniana 44(2):485-492

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

See also de la Fuente et al. 2007 and de la Fuente et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Linderochelys rinconensis

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution: found only at Loma del Lindero (Cretaceous of Argentina)

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