Rhothonemys 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

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

Subtaxa: Rhothonemys brinkmani

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Type: Rhothonemys brinkmani

Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution: found only at Ouled Abdoun Basin Recette 4 (Paleocene of Morocco)

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