Superfamily Podocnemidoidae Cope 1868 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Podocnemidoidae

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. On the origin of genera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 20:242-300

Parent taxon: Pleurodira according to G. S. Ferreira et al. 2018

See also Lapparent de Broin 2000

Sister taxa: Amphichelydidae, Eupleurodira, Megapleurodira, Minipleurodira, Notoemydidae, Panchelidae, Panpelomedusoides, Pelomedusoides, Platychelira

Subtaxa: Brasilemydidae Roxochelys

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Peru (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (4)

• Cretaceous of Bolivia (1), Brazil (4)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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