†subfamily Lophochelyinae Zangerl 1953 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Toxochelyidae

Alternative spelling: Lophocheliinae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(4):145-277

Parent taxon: Toxochelyidae according to O. W. M. Kuhn 1966

See also Karl et al. 2012, Karl and Nyhuis 2012, Moody 1980, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988, Weems 2014 and Zangerl 1953

Sister taxa: Glyptops belviderensis, Macrobaeninae, Osteopyginae, Toxochelyinae

Subtaxa: Lophochelys Neurochelys Oertelia

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Canada (10: Alberta), Germany (1), Kazakhstan (1), United States (4: Alabama, Kansas, Wyoming)

Total: 18 collections including 19 occurrences

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