Procolpochelys Hay 1908 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pancheloniidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Parent taxon: Pancheloniidae according to R. E. Weems and K. M. Brown 2017

See also Berry and Lynn 1936, Carroll 1988, Hastings and Dooley 2017, Joyce et al. 2004, Sepkoski 2002, Weems 1988, Weems 2014 and Zug 2001

Sister taxa: Argillochelys, Australobaena, Carolinochelys, Ctenochelyidae, Euclastes, Peritresius, Prionochelys

Subtaxa: Procolpochelys charlestonensis Procolpochelys grandaeva Procolpochelys susensis

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Miocene of United States (1: Virginia)

• Oligocene of United States (5: South Carolina, Virginia)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: New Jersey)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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