Clemmys Ritgen 1828 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Panemydidae

Full reference: F. A. Ritgen. 1828. Versuch einer natürlichen Eintheilung der Amphibien [Attempt of a natural division of the amphibians]. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 14:247-284

Parent taxon: Emydinae according to J. A. Holman and U. Fritz 2001

See also Bickham 1975, Bourque 2016, Carroll 1988, Ernst and Barbour 1989, Frank and Ramus 1996, Hay 1902, Holman 2002, Melentis 1966, Parris and Daeschler 1995 and Shoshani et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Actinemys, Emyda

Subtaxa: Clemmys gaudryi Clemmys guttata Clemmys schansiensis Clemmys watsoni

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of China (2 collections), France (2), Ukraine (1)

• Miocene of India (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Kazakhstan (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Georgia (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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