Chelodina alanrixi Lapparent de Broin and Molnar 2001 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelidae

Full reference: F. Lapparent de Broin and R. E. Molnar. 2001. Eocene chelid turtles from Redbank Plains, Southeast Queensland. Geodiversitas 23(1):41-79

Belongs to Chelodina according to I. J. Maniel and M. S. de la Fuente 2016

See also Lapparent de Broin and Molnar 2001

Sister taxa: Chelodina (Chelodina), Chelodina (Macrochelodina), Chelodina (Macrodiremys), Chelodina expansa, Chelodina insculpta, Chelodina longicollis, Chelodina mccordi, Chelodina murrayi, Chelodina novaeguinae, Chelodina oblonga, Chelodina parkeri, Chelodina pritchardi, Chelodina reimanni, Chelodina rugosa, Chelodina siebenrocki, Chelodina steindachneri

Type specimen: QM F18344, an other (impressions of shell). Its type locality is East of Jones Road, Redbank Plains, which is in a Paleocene/Lutetian terrestrial horizon in the Redbank Plains Formation of Australia.

Ecology: amphibious piscivore

Distribution: found only at East of Jones Road, Redbank Plains

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