†unranked clade Carettochelyinae Boulenger 1887 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Carettochelyidae

Parent taxon: Carettochelyidae according to W. G. Joyce 2014

See also Hutchison et al. 2004, Karl et al. 2006, Karl et al. 2012, Kuhn 1966, Pérez-García et al. 2013 and Sukhanov 2000

Sister taxa: Akrochelys, Allaeochelyinae, Anosteira, Anosteira radulina, Anosteirinae, Apholidemys granosa, Apholidemys sublaevis, Carettochelys, Chorlakkichelys, Chorlakkichelys shahi, Kizylkumemys, Pseudoanosteira

Subtaxa: Allaeochelyini Burmemys Hemichelys

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Ecology: aquatic herbivore-omnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Germany (3 collections), Libya (1)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), France (17), Germany (2), Myanmar (13), Romania (1), Spain (8), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Texas, Virginia)

• Paleocene to Eocene of China (1)

Total: 50 collections including 54 occurrences

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