†family Toxochelyidae Baur 1895 (sea turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Toxochelyidae

Parent taxon: Chelonioidea according to H.-V. Karl et al. 2012

See also Carroll 1988, Gaffney 1975, Hay 1902, Hay 1908, Karl and Nyhuis 2012, Kuhn 1946, Nicholls 1988, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Weems 1988

Sister taxa: Catapleura, Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Dermochelyoidae, Kimurachelys, Nichollsemys, Pandermochelys, Pliochelys, Progonosaurus, Protostegidae

Subtaxa: Glyptops belviderensis Macrobaeninae Toxochelyinae

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Type: Toxochelys

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Angola (1), United States (1: South Carolina)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1), United States (9: Alabama, Kansas, Maryland, Texas)

• Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan (2)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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