†family Desmatochelyidae Williston 1894 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Desmatochelyidae

Alternative spelling: Desmatochelyinae

Parent taxon: Chelonioidea according to O. W. M. Kuhn 1966

See also Hay 1902, Kuhn 1946, Nicholls 1992, Nicholls and Meckert 2002 and Weems 1988

Sister taxa: Catapleura, Cheloniidae, Cimochelys, Dermochelyidae, Dermochelyoidae, Kimurachelys, Nichollsemys, Pandermochelys, Pliochelys, Progonosaurus, Protostegidae, Toxochelyidae

Subtaxa: none

Type: Desmatochelys

Ecology:

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Desmatochelyidae in the database

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