Dollochelys Zangerl 1971 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1971. Two toxochelyid sea turtles from the Landenian sands of Erquelinnes (Hainaut) of Belgium. Mémoires de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique 169:1-32

Parent taxon: Cheloniidae according to A. O. Averianov 2002

See also Carroll 1988, Sepkoski 2002 and Weems 1988

Sister taxa: Allopleuroninae, Ashleychelys, Cabindachelys, Caretta, Carettinae, Chelone, Chelone acuticostata, Chelone bellunensis, Chelone gastaldii, Chelone murua, Chelone simonellii, Chelone sismondai, Chelone sordellii, Chelone strobeli, Chelonia, Cheloniinae, Chelyopsis, Eochelone, Eocheloniinae, Eochelyinae, Eretmochelyinae, Gigantatypus, Itilochelys, Lembonax, Lytoloma, Miocaretta, Osonachelus, Pacifichelys, Pliochelys derelicta, Progonosaurus pertinax, Puppigerus, Syllominae, Syllomus, Tasbacka, Thalassochelys, Trachyaspis, Zangerlchelys

Subtaxa: Dollochelys rogovichi

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Ukraine (2 collections), United States (1: Virginia)

• Paleocene of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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