Ctenochelys Zangerl 1953 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(4):145-277

Parent taxon: Ctenochelyidae according to A. D. Gentry 2018

See also Brinkman et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, de Lapparent de Broin et al. 2014, Hirayama 1995, Joyce et al. 2004, Karl and Nyhuis 2012, Matzke 2007, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988 and Zangerl 1953

Sister taxon: Asmodochelys

Subtaxa: Ctenochelys acris Ctenochelys stenoporus Ctenochelys tennuitesta

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Paleocene of Denmark (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Germany (1), United States (7: Alabama, Kansas)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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