Toxochelys Cope 1873 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. [Description of] Toxochelys latiremis. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1873:10-10

Parent taxon: Durocryptodira according to I. G. Danilov and J. F. Parham 2008

See also Anquetin et al. 2009, Brinkman et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, de Lapparent de Broin et al. 2014, Hay 1902, Hay 1905, Hay 1908, Hirayama 1995, Joyce 2007, Joyce et al. 2004, Nicholls 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond and Jones 1981, Weems 1988 and Zangerl 1953

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cynocercus Cynocercus incisus Toxochelys elkader Toxochelys latiremis Toxochelys moorevillensis Toxochelys procax

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Type: Toxochelys latiremis

Ecology: aquatic omnivore


• Miocene of United States (2: Nebraska collections)

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Canada (5: Manitoba), United States (25: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kansas, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee)

Total: 33 collections each including a single occurrence

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