†family Glyptopsidae Marsh 1890 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Glyptopsidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1890. Notice of some extinct Testudinata. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 40:177-179

Parent taxon: Cryptodira according to E. S. Gaffney 1979

See also Carroll 1988, Gaffney 1975 and Ostrom 1970

Sister taxa: Adocusia, Bashuchelyidae, Carettochelyoidea, Charitonyx tajanikolaevae, Chelonemydidae, Chelydroidea, Chersidae, Chitracephalus, Cryptoderinea, Dermatochelydidae, Dermochelyoidea, Durocryptodira, Eucryptodira, Galvechelone, Glyptopidae, Indochelyidae, Kallokibotioninae, Kayentachelyidae, Kinosternia, Kinosternoidae, Meiolanidae, Panchelonioidea, Pantestudinoidea, Pantrionychia, Platysternoidea, Polysternum, Selmacryptodira, Trionychia, Trionychoidea

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Glyptopsidae in the database

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