Palemys Gray 1870 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

Synonym: Dacochelys Lydekker 1889

Parent taxon: Bothremydidae according to A. Pérez-García 2018

See also Lydekker 1889, Lydekker 1889 and Zangerl 1948

Sister taxa: Arenila, Atolchelys, Azabbaremys, Bothremydinae, Bothremydodda, Cearachelys, Chedighaii, Elochelys, Galianemys, Inaechelys, Kurmademydinae, Kurmademys, Labrostochelys, Nigeremys, Phosphatochelys, Podocnemis somaliensis, Rhothonemys, Rosasia, Sankuchemys, Taphrosphys, Ummulisani

Subtaxa: Palemys bowerbankii

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections including 5 occurrences

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