Chelosphargis Zangerl 1953 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133

Parent taxon: Protostegidae according to F. de Lapparent de Broin et al. 2014

See also Bardet et al. 2013, Carroll 1988, Hirayama 1995, Hooks 1998, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988 and Zangerl 1953

Sister taxa: Archelon, Atlantochelys, Bouliachelys, Chelospharginae, Cratochelone, Desmatochelys, Neptunochelys, Notochelone, Pneumatoarthrus, Protostega, Protosteginae, Rhinochelys, Santanachelys, Terlinguachelys

Subtaxa: Chelosphargis advena

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Type: Chelosphargis advena

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (4: Alabama, Kansas collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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