Stygiochelys Gaffney and Hiatt 1971 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

Alternative spelling: Stygichelys

Full reference: E. S. Gaffney and R. Hiatt. 1971. A new baenid turtle From the Upper Cretaceous of Montana. American Museum Novitates 2443:1-9

Parent taxon: Eubaeninae according to T. R. Lyson et al. 2016

See also Bryant 1989, Carroll 1988, Gaffney 1972, Gaffney and Hiatt 1971, Holroyd 2017, Holroyd and Hutchison 2002, Hutchison and Holroyd 2003, Joyce and Lyson 2015, Lyson and Joyce 2010 and Lyson and Joyce 2011

Sister taxa: Baena, Baena marshi, Boremys, Chisternon, Chisternon interpositum, Denazinemys

Subtaxa: Stygiochelys estesi

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Type: Stygiochelys estesi

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: Colorado collections)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 5 collections including 6 occurrences

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