Plesiochelys Rütimeyer 1873 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Plesiochelyidae

Synonym: Stegochelys Lydekker 1889

Full reference: L. Rütimeyer. 1873. Die fossilen Schildkröten von Solothurn und der übrigne Juraformation. Abdruck aus den Neuen Denkschriften der Schweiz. naturforsch. Gesellschaft 25:1-185

Parent taxon: Plesiochelyidae according to J. Anquetin et al. 2017

See also Anquetin 2012, Anquetin et al. 2009, Anquetin and Chapman 2016, Anquetin et al. 2014, Anquetin et al. 2014, Anquetin et al. 2015, Bräm 1965, Carroll 1988, Danilov and Parham 2008, Delair 1958, Gaffney 1975, Hay 1902, Joyce 2007, Lapparent de Broin et al. 1996, Lydekker 1889, Mateus et al. 2009, Matzke et al. 2004, Milner 2004, Perea et al. 2014, Pérez-García and Murelaga 2013, Pérez-García et al. 2008, Portis 1878, Puntener et al. 2017, Puntener et al. 2014, Sepkoski 2002, Weems 1988 and Yeh 1963

Sister taxa: Craspedochelys, Emys dutertrei, Hispaniachelys, Hispaniachelys prebetica, Portlandemys, Stylemys lindenensis, Tholemys, Tropidemys

Subtaxa: Clemmys grayi Emys hugi Emys hugii Emys jurensis Emys trionychoides Plesiochelys bigleri Plesiochelys etalloni Plesiochelys kwanganensis Plesiochelys minor Plesiochelys normandicus Plesiochelys oshanensis Plesiochelys planiceps

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Type: Plesiochelys solodurensis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (2)

• Jurassic of China (2), France (3), Germany (2), Kyrgyzstan (1), Poland (1), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Switzerland (10), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 28 collections including 42 occurrences

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