Argillochelys Lydekker 1889 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1889. On remains of Eocene and Mesozoic Chelonia and a tooth of (?) Ornithopsis. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 45:227-246

Parent taxon: Pancheloniidae according to E. A. Zvonok and I. G. Danilov 2017

See also Carroll 1988, Hirayama 1995, Lydekker 1889, Moody 1980, Sepkoski 2002 and Weems 1988

Sister taxa: Australobaena, Carolinochelys, Ctenochelyidae, Euclastes, Peritresius, Prionochelys, Procolpochelys

Subtaxa: Argillochelys africana Argillochelys antiqua Argillochelys athersuchi Argillochelys brachyceps Argillochelys convexa Argillochelys cuneiceps Argillochelys subcristata

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (1 collection), Morocco (1), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (8)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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