Notochelone Lydekker 1889 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Synonym: Notochelys Owen 1882 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1889. Note on some points in the nomenclature of fossil reptiles and amphibians, with preliminary notices of two new species. Geological Magazine, decade 3 6:325-326

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

See also Bardet et al. 2013, Hirayama 1995, Lydekker 1889, Lydekker 1889, Nicholls 1992 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Notochelone costata

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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