Oertelia Karl et al. 2012 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Toxochelyidae

Full reference: H.-V. Karl, S. Biermann, and G. Tichy. 2012. The oldest true sea turtle of the world, Oertelia gigantea (oertel, 1914) n. gen. from the Aptian of Kastendamm near Hanover, Germany. Studia Palaeocheloniologica 4:107-128

Parent taxon: Lophochelyinae according to H.-V. Karl et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Lophochelys, Neurochelys

Subtaxa: Oertelia gigantea

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Type: Toxochelys gigantea

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Kastendamm (turtle locality) (Cretaceous of Germany)

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