Macrochelys schmidti Zangerl 1945 (alligator snapping turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelydridae

Alternative combination: Macroclemys schmidti

Belongs to Macrochelys according to W. G. Joyce 2016

See also Hutchison 2008 and Whetstone 1978

Sister taxa: Macrochelys apalachicolae, Macrochelys auffenbergi, Macrochelys stricta, Macrochelys suwanniensis, Macrochelys temminckii

Type specimen: CFM P26014, a partial skull (juvenile fragmentary skull)

Ecology: aquatic piscivore

Distribution: found only at UNSM Macroclemys schmidti Site (Miocene of Nebraska)

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