Chelydropsis Peters 1868 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelydridae

Synonym: Macrocephalochelys Pidoplichko and Tarashchuk 1960

Parent taxon: Panchelydridae according to W. G. Joyce 2016

See also Böhme 2008, Carroll 1988, Hutchison 2008, Klein and Mors 2003 and Mlynarski 1984

Sister taxa: Chelydridae, Denverus, Hoplochelys caelata, Protochelydra

Subtaxa: Chelydropsis apellanizi Chelydropsis decheni Chelydropsis kusnetzovi Chelydropsis manuascensis Chelydropsis murchisoni Chelydropsis sansaniensis

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Kazakhstan (1 collection), Slovakia (2), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of Austria (1), France (10), Germany (14), Poland (1), Spain (17), Turkey (1), Ukraine (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of France (1)

• Oligocene of France (8), Germany (2)

Total: 60 collections including 61 occurrences

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