Ocepechelon Bardet et al. 2013 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Dermochelyoidae

Full reference: N. Bardet, N.-E. Jalil, F. Lapparent Broin, D. Germain, O. Lambert and M. Amaghzaz. 2013. A Giant Chelonioid Turtle from the Late Cretaceous of Morocco with a Suction Feeding Apparatus Unique among Tetrapods. PLoS One 8(7):e63586

Parent taxon: Dermochelyoidae according to N. Bardet et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Alienochelys, Corsochelys, Dermochelys

Subtaxa: Ocepechelon bouyai

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Type: Ocepechelon bouyai


Distribution: found only at Trench 2, Sidi Chennane area (Cretaceous of Morocco)

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