Clade Panchelonioidea Joyce et al. 2004 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Parent taxon: Cryptodira according to E. A. Zvonok and I. G. Danilov 2017

See also Parham and Pyenson 2010

Sister taxa: Adocusia, Bashuchelyidae, Carettochelyoidea, Charitonyx tajanikolaevae, Chelonemydidae, Chelydroidea, Chersidae, Chitracephalus, Cryptoderinea, Dermatochelydidae, Dermochelyoidea, Durocryptodira, Eucryptodira, Galvechelone, Glyptopidae, Glyptopsidae, Indochelyidae, Kallokibotioninae, Kayentachelyidae, Kinosternia, Kinosternoidae, Meiolanidae, Pantestudinoidea, Pantrionychia, Platysternoidea, Polysternum, Selmacryptodira, Trionychia, Trionychoidea

Subtaxa: Mexichelys Pancheloniidae

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of Italy (1), United States (1: Virginia)

• Oligocene of United States (6: South Carolina, Virginia)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), Morocco (1), Ukraine (4), the United Kingdom (8), United States (3: New Jersey, South Carolina)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Denmark (1), Morocco (4), United States (4: Maryland, New Jersey)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (2: New Jersey)

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Chile (3), China (1), Germany (1), Mexico (2), Sweden (1), United States (53: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina)

Total: 101 collections including 108 occurrences

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