Kayentachelys Gaffney et al. 1987 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney, J. H. Hutchison, F. A. Jenkins, Jr. and L. J. Meeker. 1987. Modern turtle origins: The oldest known cryptodire. Science 237:289-291

Parent taxon: Mesochelydia according to W. G. Joyce 2017

See also Anquetin 2012, Danilov and Parham 2008, Gaffney et al. 1987, Gaffney and Jenkins 2010, Gauthier et al. 1989, Joyce 2007, Joyce et al. 2004, Perea et al. 2014, Pérez-García 2012, Pérez-García and Murelaga 2013 and Sterli and Joyce 2007

Sister taxa: Condorchelys, Eileanchelys, Heckerochelys, Indochelys, Perichelydia

Subtaxa: Kayentachelys aprix

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Type: Kayentachelys aprix

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of United States (2: Arizona collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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