†subtribe Bothremydina 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: Bothremydini according to A. Pérez-García 2017

See also Gaffney et al. 2009, Gaffney et al. 2009 and Gaffney et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Foxemydina, Iberoccitanemys, Puentemys

Subtaxa: Algorachelus Araiochelys Bothremys Zolhafah

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore


• Paleocene of Morocco (3 collections), United States (1: South Carolina)

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

• Cretaceous of Egypt (1), Jordan (1), Palestinian Territory (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), United States (13: Alabama, Kansas, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Utah)

Total: 23 collections including 26 occurrences

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