†family Peiropemydidae Gaffney et al. 2011 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Peiropemydidae

Alternative spelling: Peiropemydodda

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, P. A. Meylan, R. C. Wood, E. Simons, and D. De Almeida Campos. 2011. Evolution of the side-necked turtles: the family Podocnemididae. American Museum Novitates 350:1-237

Parent taxon: Pelomedusoides according to G. S. Ferreira et al. 2018

See also Gaffney et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Apodichelys, Araripemydidae, Caririemys, Chrysemys montolivensis, Francemys, Naiadochelys, Palaeaspis, Panpodocnemidae, Pelomedusera, Podocnemidera, Podocnemidoidea, Taphrosphys dares, Taphrosphys miocenica

Subtaxa: Pricemys Yuraramirim

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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