Dorsetochelys Evans and Kemp 1976 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pleurosternidae

Full reference: J. Evans and T. S. Kemp. 1976. A new turtle skull from the Purbeckian of England and a note on the early dichotomies of cryptodire turtles. Palaeontology 19(2):317-324

Parent taxon: Pleurosternidae according to A. Pérez-García et al. 2015

See also Anquetin 2012, Anquetin et al. 2009, Bakker 1998, Carroll 1988, Evans and Kemp 1976, Joyce 2007, Lyson and Joyce 2011, Milner 2004, Perea et al. 2014, Pérez-García 2012, Pérez-García 2014, Pérez-García and Murelaga 2013, Pérez-García and Ortega 2011 and Puntener et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Ballerstedtia, Desmemydinae, Desmemys, Dinochelys, Glyptops, Pleurosternon, Riodevemys, Selenemys, Toremys

Subtaxa: Dorsetochelys buzzops Dorsetochelys typocardium

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Germany (2 collections), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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