Akrochelys Bergounioux 1935 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Carettochelyidae

Full reference: F. M. Bergounioux. 1935. Contribution a l'étude paléontologique des chéloniens: chéloniens fossiles du bassin d'Aquitaine. Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France 25:1-214

Parent taxon: Carettochelyidae according to R. L. Carroll 1988

Sister taxa: Allaeochelyinae, Anosteira, Anosteira radulina, Anosteirinae, Apholidemys granosa, Apholidemys sublaevis, Carettochelyinae, Chorlakkichelys, Chorlakkichelys shahi, Kizylkumemys, Pseudoanosteira

Subtaxa: Akrochelys neuvillei

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore-omnivore

Distribution: found only at Cars (Eocene of France)

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