Ummulisani 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. 2006 and Gaffney and Tong 2008

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

Subtaxa: Ummulisani rutgersensis

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Morocco (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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