Prochelidella Lapparent de Broin and de la Fuente 2001 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelidae

Full reference: F. d.e. Lapparent de Broin and M. S. de la Fuente. 2001. Oldest world Chelidae (Chelonii, Pleurodira), from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des plan├Ętes 333:463-470

Parent taxon: Panchelidae according to I. J. Maniel and M. S. de la Fuente 2016

See also de la Fuente 2003, de la Fuente et al. 2014, de la Fuente et al. 2011, Gaffney et al. 2006 and Lapparent de Broin and de la Fuente 2001

Sister taxa: Bonapartemys, Chelidae, Linderochelys, Lomalatachelys, Palaeophrynops, Platemys guaranitica, Platemys patagonica, Salamanchelys

Subtaxa: Prochelidella argentinae Prochelidella cerrobarcinae Prochelidella portezuelae

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Argentina (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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