Murgonemys White 2001 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: A. W. White. 2001. A new Eocene soft-shelled turtle (Trionychidae) from Murgon, south-eastern Queensland. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 25:37-43

Parent taxon: Pantrionychidae according to G. L. Georgalis and W. G. Joyce 2017

Sister taxa: Amyda egregia, Amyda salebrosa, Anostira molopina, Anostira oedemia, Anostira trionychoides, Aspideretes amnigenus, Aspideretes perplexus, Axestemys, Drazinderetes, Khunnuchelys, Kuhnemys, Perochelys, Petrochelys, Plastomenidae, Plastomenus catenatus, Plastomenus coalescens, Plastomenus communis, Plastomenus corrugatus, Plastomenus costatus, Plastomenus fractus, Plastomenus insignis, Plastomenus lachrymalis, Plastomenus multifoveatus, Plastomenus punctulatus, Plastomenus serialis, Plastomenus torrejonensis, Platypeltis amnicola, Platypeltis antiqua, Platypeltis trepida, Procyclanorbis sardus, Trionyx buiei, Trionyx cariosus, Trionyx cellulosus, Trionyx concentricus, Trionyx guttatus, Trionyx halophilus, Trionyx heteroglyptus, Trionyx leptomitus, Trionyx lima, Trionyx pennatus, Trionyx priscus, Trionyx punctiger, Trionyx quinni, Trionyx radulus, Trionyx vagans, Trionyx ventricosus, Trionyx virginiana

Subtaxa: Murgonemys braithwaitei

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Type: Murgonemys braithwaitei

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Tingamarra Local Fauna - Boat Mountain deposit (Eocene of Australia)

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