Eretmochelys Fitzinger 1843 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Full reference: L. Fitzinger. 1843. Systema Reptilium. Fasciculus Primus. Amblyglossae. Apud Braumüller and Seidel Bibliopolas, Vienna 1-106

Parent taxon: Cheloniidae according to N. Frank and E. Ramus 1996

See also Berry and Lynn 1936, Cope 1875, Dodd and Morgan 1992, Hirayama 1995 and Weems 1988

Sister taxa: Allopleuroninae, Ashleychelys, Cabindachelys, Caretta, Carettinae, Chelone gastaldii, Chelone simonellii, Chelone sismondai, Chelone sordellii, Chelone strobeli, Chelonia, Cheloniinae, Chelyopsis, Dacochelys, Dollochelys, Eochelone, Eocheloniinae, Eochelyinae, Gigantatypus, Itilochelys, Lembonax, Lepidochelys, Lytoloma, Lytolominae, Miocaretta, Natator, Osonachelus, Pacifichelys, Pliochelys derelicta, Progonosaurus pertinax, Puppigerus, Syllominae, Syllomus, Tasbacka, Thalassochelys, Trachyaspis, Zangerlchelys

Subtaxa: Eretmochelys imbricata

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (1 collection)

• Pliocene of United States (1: Florida)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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