Carolinochelys Hay 1923 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1923. Characteristics of Sundry Fossil Vertebrates. Pan-American Geologist 39:101-120

Parent taxon: Pancheloniidae according to R. E. Weems 2014

See also Berry and Lynn 1936, Sepkoski 2002 and Weems 1988

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

Subtaxa: Carolinochelys wilsoni

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Virginia collection)

• Eocene of United States (1: South Carolina)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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