Salamanchelys Bona 2006 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelidae

Full reference: P. Bona. 2006. Paleocene (Danian) chelid turtles from Patagonia, Argentina: taxonomic and biogeographic implications. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie 241:303-323

Parent taxon: Panchelidae according to I. J. Maniel and M. S. de la Fuente 2016

See also Bona 2006 and de la Fuente et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Bonapartemys, Chelidae, Linderochelys, Lomalatachelys, Palaeophrynops, Platemys guaranitica, Platemys patagonica

Subtaxa: Salamanchelys palaeocenica

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore


• Paleocene of Argentina (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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