Galvechelone Pérez-García and Murelaga 2012 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Full reference: A. Pérez-García and X. Murelaga. 2012. Galvechelone lopezmartinezae gen. et sp. nov. a new cryptodiran turtle in the Lower Cretaceous of Europe. Palaeontology 55(5):937-944

Parent taxon: Cryptodira according to A. Pérez-García and X. Murelaga 2012

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

Subtaxa: Galvechelone lopezmartinezae

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Type: Galvechelone lopezmartinezae

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cerrada Roya (CRH) (Cretaceous of Spain)

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