†unranked clade Megapleurodira Gaffney et al. 2006 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, H. Tong, and P. A. Meylan. 2006. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 300:1-318

Parent taxon: Pleurodira according to E. S. Gaffney et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Amphichelydidae, Eupleurodira, Minipleurodira, Notoemydidae, Panchelidae, Panpelomedusoides, Pelomedusoides, Platychelira, Podocnemidoidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Megapleurodira in the database

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