Eretmochelys Fitzinger 1843 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Full reference: L. Fitzinger. 1843. Systema Reptilium. Fasciculus Primus. Amblyglossae. Apud Braumüller and Seidel Bibliopolas, Vienna 1-106

Parent taxon: Carettinae according to P. P. van Dijk et al. 2014

See also Berry and Lynn 1936, Cope 1875, Dodd and Morgan 1992, Frank and Ramus 1996, Hirayama 1995 and Weems 1988

Sister taxon: Lepidochelys

Subtaxa: none

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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