Aspideretoides Gardner et al. 1995 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: J. D. Gardner, A. P. Russell, and D. B. Brinkman. 1995. Systematics and taxonomy of soft-shelled turtles (Family Trionychidae) from the Judith River Group (mid-Campanian) of North America. Canadian Journal of Earth Science 32:631-643

Parent taxon: Plastomenidae according to W. G. Joyce et al. 2016

See also Danilov and Vitek 2013, Gardner et al. 1995, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003, Hutchison et al. 2013, Joyce et al. 2004, Sullivan et al. 2012 and Vitek and Danilov 2010

Sister taxa: Atoposemys, Helopanoplia, Hutchemys, Plastomenus

Subtaxa: Aspideretoides allani Aspideretoides beecheri Aspideretoides foveatus Aspideretoides robertemryi Aspideretoides superstes

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Paleocene of Canada (2: Alberta collections), United States (3: Montana)

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (26: Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 34 collections including 35 occurrences

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