Helopanoplia Hay 1908 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Pantrionychidae

Full reference: O. P. Hay. 1908. The fossil turtles of North America. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication 75:1-568

Parent taxon: Plastomenidae according to N. S. Vitek and W. G. Joyce 2015

See also Bryant 1989, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003 and Hutchison et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aspideretoides, Atoposemys, Hutchemys, Plastomenus

Subtaxa: Helopanoplia distincta

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Type: Helopanoplia distincta

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (58: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming collections)

Total: 58 collections each including a single occurrence

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