Emarginachelys Whetstone 1978 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Alternative spelling: Emarginochelys

Full reference: K. N. Whetstone. 1978. A new genus of cryptodiran turtles (Testudinoidea, Chelydridae) from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of Montana. Univeristy of Kansas Science Bulletin 51(17):539-563

Parent taxon: Pankinosternoidea according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Bryant 1989, Carroll 1988, Danilov and Parham 2008, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Knauss et al. 2011 and Whetstone 1978

Sister taxa: Lutemys, Planetochelys, Tullochelys

Subtaxa: Emarginachelys cretacea

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Type: Emarginachelys cretacea

Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (7: Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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