Chitracephalus Dollo 1884 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Synonym: Salasemys Fuentes et al. 2003

Parent taxon: Cryptodira according to A. Pérez-García 2012

See also Carroll 1988 and Pérez-García et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Chitracephalus dumonii

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Type: Chitracephalus dumonii

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1 collection), Spain (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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