Echmatemys Hay 1906 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pangeoemydidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1906. Descriptions of two new genera (Echmatemys and Xenochelys) and two new species (Xenochelys formosa and Terrapene putnami) of fossil turtles. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 22(3):27-31

Parent taxon: Geoemydidae according to E. Vlachos 2018

See also Carroll 1988, Claude et al. 2012, Gilmore 1915, Hay 1906, Hervet 2004, Holroyd et al. 2001, Hutchison 1992, Hutchison 1996, Lichtig and Lucas 2015 and Lichtig and Lucas 2015

Sister taxa: Batagur, Bridgeremys, Clemmydopsis, Cuora, Cyclemys, Geiselemys, Geoclemys, Geoemyda, Geoemydinae, Guangdongemys, Isometremys, Mauremys, Orlitia, Palaeochelys, Ptychogaster, Rhinoclemmydinae, Rhinoclemmys, Sacalia, Siebenrockiella

Subtaxa: Echmatemys arethusa Echmatemys callopyge Echmatemys cibollensis Echmatemys depressa Echmatemys haydeni Echmatemys jeanesi Echmatemys lativertebralis Echmatemys naomi Echmatemys stevensoniana Echmatemys wyomingensis Palaeotheca polycypha Palaeotheca terrestris

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Type: Echmatemys septaria

Ecology: aquatic herbivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (77: Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 77 collections including 92 occurrences

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