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Emarginachelys Whetstone 1978 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Chelydridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 37709

Alternative spelling: Emarginochelys

Full reference: K. N. Whetstone. 1978. A new genus of cryptodiran turtles (Testudinoidea, Chelydridae) from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of Montana. Univeristy of Kansas Science Bulletin 51(17):539-563

Parent taxon: Pankinosternoidea according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

Sister taxa: Lutemys, Planetochelys, Tullochelys

Subtaxa: Emarginachelys cretacea

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Type: Emarginachelys cretacea

Ecology: aquatic piscivore