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

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

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: Bothremydidae according to A. Pérez-García and F. Ortega 2018

See also Gaffney et al. 2006, Pérez-García 2017 and Pérez-García et al. 2013

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

Subtaxa: Bothremydini Taphrosphyini

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore


• Eocene of France (1 collection), Peru (1), Tunisia (1)

• Paleocene of Colombia (4), Mali (1), Morocco (3), United States (2: South Carolina)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), France (19), Hungary (1), Jordan (1), Niger (1), Palestinian Territory (1), Portugal (1), Spain (16), Syria (6), Tunisia (1), United States (15: Alabama, Kansas, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah)

Total: 77 collections including 89 occurrences

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