Protochelydra Erickson 1973 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panchelydridae

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

See also Anquetin et al. 2009, Brinkman 2013, Carroll 1988, Danilov and Parham 2008, Holroyd et al. 2001, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Hutchison 1992, Hutchison 2008 and Hutchison and Pasch 2004

Sister taxa: Chelydridae, Chelydropsis, Denverus, Hoplochelys caelata

Subtaxa: Protochelydra zangerli

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Type: Protochelydra zangerli

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of Canada (4: Alberta), United States (2: Alaska, North Dakota)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), United States (6: North Dakota)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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