Pacifichelys Parham and Pyenson 2010 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Full reference: J. F. Parham and N. D. Pyenson. 2010. New sea turtle from the Miocene of Peru and iterative evolution of feeding ecomorphologies since the Cretaceous. Journal of Paleontology 84(2):231-247

Parent taxon: Cheloniidae according to N. Haidr and C. Acosta Hospitaleche 2017

See also Parham and Pyenson 2010

Sister taxa: Allopleuroninae, Ashleychelys, Cabindachelys, Caretta, Carettinae, Chelone, Chelone acuticostata, Chelone bellunensis, Chelone gastaldii, Chelone murua, Chelone simonellii, Chelone sismondai, Chelone sordellii, Chelone strobeli, Chelonia, Cheloniinae, Chelyopsis, Dollochelys, Eochelone, Eocheloniinae, Eochelyinae, Eretmochelyinae, Gigantatypus, Itilochelys, Lembonax, Lytoloma, Miocaretta, Osonachelus, Pliochelys derelicta, Progonosaurus pertinax, Puppigerus, Syllominae, Syllomus, Tasbacka, Thalassochelys, Trachyaspis, Zangerlchelys

Subtaxa: Pacifichelys hutchisoni Pacifichelys urbinai

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Type: Pacifichelys urbinai

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of Peru (1 collection), United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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