Neptunochelys Wieland 1900 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: G. R. Wieland. 1900. Some Observations on Certain Well-Marked Stages in the Evolution of the Testudinate Humerus. American Journal of Science 9(54):413-424

Parent taxon: Protostegidae according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Neptunochelys tuberosa

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Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Columbus (Cretaceous of Mississippi)

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