†family Tritosternidae Lydekker 1889 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Tritosternidae

Alternative spelling: Tretosterninae

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1889. On certain chelonian remains from the Wealden and Purbeck. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 45:511-518

Parent taxon: Cryptodiri according to O. Jaekel 1911

See also Lydekker 1889

Sister taxa: Adocusia, Bashuchelyidae, Carettochelyoidea, Charitonyx tajanikolaevae, Chelonemydidae, Chelydroidea, Chersidae, Chitracephalus, Cryptoderinea, Dermatochelydidae, Dermochelyoidea, Durocryptodira, Eucryptodira, Galvechelone, Glyptopidae, Glyptopsidae, 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 Tritosternidae in the database

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