Chedighaii hutchisoni 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

Belongs to Chedighaii according to E. S. Gaffney et al. 2006

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

Sister taxon: Chedighaii barberi

Type specimen: KUVP 14765, a skull (skull)

Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1 collection), United States (2: New Mexico, North Carolina)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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