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Desmatochelys Williston 1894 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36344

Full reference: S. W. Williston. 1894. A new turtle from the Benton Cretaceous. University of Kansas Quarterly 3:5-19

Parent taxon: Protostegidae according to O. A. Lopez-Conde et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Archelon, Bouliachelys, Chelospharginae, Chelosphargis, Cratochelone, Notochelone, Pneumatoarthrus, Protostega, Protosteginae, Rhinochelys, Santanachelys, Terlinguachelys

Subtaxa: Desmatochelys lowii, Desmatochelys padillai

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Type: Desmatochelys lowii

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