Rosasia Costa 1940 (sideneck turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

Parent taxon: Bothremydidae according to M. S. de la Fuente et al. 2014

See also Carroll 1988 and Gaffney et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Arenila, Atolchelys, Azabbaremys, Bothremydinae, Bothremydini, Bothremydodda, Carteremys, Cearachelyini, Cearachelys, Chedighaii, Elochelys, Inaechelys, Kurmademydinae, Kurmademydini, Kurmademys, Labrostochelys, Nigeremys, Palemys, Phosphatochelys, Pleurochayah, Podocnemis somaliensis, Rhothonemys, Sankuchemys, Sindhochelys, Taphrosphyini, Taphrosphys, Ummulisani

Subtaxa: Inaechelys pernambucensis Rosasia soutoi

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Ecology: amphibious omnivore


• Paleocene of Brazil (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Portugal (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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