Algorachelus Pérez-García 2017 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

Full reference: A. Pérez-García. 2017. A new turtle taxon (Podocnemidoidea, Bothremydidae) reveals the oldest known dispersal event of the crown Pleurodira from Gondwana to Laurasia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 15(9):709-731

Parent taxon: Bothremydini according to A. Pérez-García 2020

See also Pérez-García 2017

Sister taxa: Bothremydina, Foxemydina, Khargachelys, Palauchelys, Puentemys

Subtaxa: Algorachelus parvus Algorachelus peregrinus Algorachelus tibert

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Type: Algorachelus peregrinus

Ecology: amphibious omnivore


• Cretaceous of Palestinian Territory (1 collection), Portugal (1), Spain (2), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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