†subfamily Chelospharginae Zangerl 1953 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1953. The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part III. The turtles of the family Protostegidae. Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs 3(3):63-133

Parent taxon: Protostegidae according to H.-V. Karl et al. 2012

See also Weems 1988 and Zangerl 1953

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

Subtaxa: Calcarichelys Teguliscapha

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (1 collection), the Russian Federation (4), United States (2: Alabama)

Total: 7 collections including 8 occurrences

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