Hoplochelys Hay 1908 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Parent taxon: Pandermatemys according to W. G. Joyce and J. R. Bourque 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1908, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003, Joyce et al. 2004 and Knauss et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Agomphus, Baptemys, Dermatemydidae

Subtaxa: Hoplochelys clark Hoplochelys crassa

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Ecology: aquatic durophage-piscivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (9: Colorado, New Mexico, Utah collections)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (4), United States (6: New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas)

Total: 19 collections including 20 occurrences

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