Larachelus Pérez-García and Murelaga 2012 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Full reference: A. Pérez-García and X. Murelaga. 2012. Larachelus morla, gen. et sp. nov., a new member of the little-known European Early Cretaceous record of stem cryptodiran turtles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(6):1293-1302

Parent taxon: Testudines according to A. Pérez-García and X. Murelaga 2013

See also Pérez-García and Murelaga 2012

Sister taxa: Amphichelydia, Apertotemporalis, Apholidemys, Asturichelys, Athecae, Casichelydia, Chelone obovata, Chelone sopita, Chelonipus, Cryptodira, Cryptrodiramorpha, Entoplastrites, Euclastochelys, Euclastochelys interrupta, Haichemydidae, Meiolania damelipi, Pancryptodira, Panpleurodira, Paracryptodira, Platychelone, Platychelone emarginata, Plesiochelydiae, Pleurodira, Podocnemis lata, Proganochelydia, Senonemys suemegensis, Sokotochelys, Tacuarembemys, Temnoclemmys cordiformis, Thalassochelydia, Thecophora, Triassochelys, Trionychidae, Trionyx fuchienensis, Trionyx tshelkarensis, Protemys, Oligochelone, Chelycarapookidae, Padiochelys, Chelonoides, Pachychelys, Tomochelone, Yaxartemys, Glaucochelone, Halmyrachelidae, Pseudosphargis, Chelonichnium, Metachelydia, Marina, Terrestria, Cryptodiramorpha, Paludinosa, Fluvialia

Subtaxa: Larachelus morla

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Monte Puente Ballesta site, Salas de los Infantes (Cretaceous of Spain)

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