Tretosternon Owen 1842 (mud turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Alternative spelling: Tretosternum

Full reference: R. Owen. 1842. Report on British fossil reptiles, part II. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 11:60-204

Parent taxon: Dermatemydidae according to Μ. Mlynarski 1984

See also Borsuk-Bialynicka and Mlynarski 1968, Carroll 1988, Delair 1958, Lydekker 1889 and Owen 1842

Sister taxa: Dermatemys, Kallistira, Lindholmemydinae, Peshanemys

Subtaxa: none

Type: Tretosternon punctatum

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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