Chelichnus Jardine 1850 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

Full reference: W. Jardine. 1850. Note to Mr. Harkness's paper on "The position of the impressions of footsteps in the Bunter Sandstone of Dumfries-shire". Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 2 6(33):208-209

Parent taxon: Testudinata according to W. Jardine 1850

See also Lockley 2011

Sister taxa: Amblypus, Ancyropus, Aplax oberndorferi, Australochelyidae, Australochelys, Chelonipedidae, Chelycarapookus, Chelycarapookus arcuatus, Chelys blakii, Chelytherium, Chelytherium obscurum, Chengyuchelyidae, Chengyuchelys, Chinlechelys, Emys neumayri, Emys paranensis, Heckerochelyidae, Helcura, Kallokibotion, Megasternon, Mesochelydia, Mongolochelyidae, Odontochelyidae, Odontochelys, Palaeochersis, Perichelydia, Platemys sehuensis, Platycheloides, Proganochelys, Proterochersidae, Proterochersis, Protochelys, Siamochelys, Testudines, Testudinites, Testudo elata, Testudo stricklandi, Testudoolithidae, Trachydermochelys, Trachydermochelys phlyctaenus, Tretosternon punctatum, Trionyx mammillaris

Subtaxa: Chelichnus ambiguum Chelichnus bucklandi Chelichnus duncani Chelichnus gigas Chelichnus hicklingi Chelichnus megacheirus Chelichnus tazelwurmi Chelichnus titan Chelichnus tripodizon Chelichnus wymanianus

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Type: Testudo duncani

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Poland (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

• Permian of Brazil (1), Italy (1), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 6 collections including 9 occurrences

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