Clade Chelidae Gray 1825

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelidae

Synonyms: Chelydae Gray 1869, Chelydidae Gray 1869, Chelyidae Gray 1869, Hydraspidae Cope 1868, Hydraspididae Cope 1868

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

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, de Broin 1987, de la Fuente and Bona 2002, de la Fuente and Iturralde-Vinent 2001, Frank and Ramus 1996, Gaffney 1975, Gaffney et al. 2006, Joyce et al. 2004, Kuhn 1946, Kuhn 1966, Lapparent de Broin and Molnar 2001, Rusconi 1934, Stirton 1953, Thomson and Georges 2009 and van Dijk et al. 2014

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

Subtaxa: Acanthochelys Birlimarr Chelinae Chelodina Chelodininae Chelus Chelymys antiqua Chelymys arata Elseya Emydura Hydraspis Hydraspis arenarius Hydromedusa Hydromedusinae Mendozachelys Myuchelys Naiadochelys patagonica Pelecomastes ampla Phrynops Platemys Platemys bergii Platemys entreriana Platemys holmbergii Platemys mesopotamica Platemys robusta Platemys torrentium Pseudemydura Rheodytes Rionegrochelys Trionyx argentina Yaminuechelys

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Argentina (5 collections), Australia (6)

• Pliocene of Argentina (1), Australia (3)

• Montehermosan of Argentina (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Argentina (1)

• Neogene of Argentina (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (4), Australia (2), Bolivia (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (6), Uruguay (1), Venezuela (5)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (2)

• Oligocene of Colombia (1)

• Eocene of Argentina (6)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Australia (3)

• Paleocene to Oligocene of Australia (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (3)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (9), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 65 collections including 85 occurrences

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