Chedighaii 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 M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2014

See also Gaffney et al. 2009, Gaffney et al. 2009, Gaffney et al. 2006 and Sullivan et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Chedighaii barberi Chedighaii hutchisoni

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1 collection), United States (12: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina)

Total: 13 collections including 14 occurrences

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