Galianemys Gaffney et al. 2002 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, H. Tong, and P. A. Meylan. 2002. Galianemys, a new side-necked turtle (Pelomedusoides: Bothremydidae) from the Late Cretaceous of Morocco. American Museum Novitates 3379:1-20

Parent taxon: Bothremydidae according to M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2014

See also Gaffney et al. 2002 and Gaffney et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Arenila, Atolchelys, Azabbaremys, Bothremydinae, Bothremydodda, Cearachelys, Chedighaii, Elochelys, Inaechelys, Kurmademydinae, Kurmademys, Labrostochelys, Nigeremys, Palemys, Phosphatochelys, Podocnemis somaliensis, Rhothonemys, Rosasia, Sankuchemys, Taphrosphys, Ummulisani

Subtaxa: Galianemys emringeri Galianemys whitei

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Type: Galianemys whitei

Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Morocco (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 4 occurrences

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