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Plesiochelyidae

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The Plesiochelyidae are an extinct family of turtles in the clade Thalassochelydia originally classified within the Cryptodira suborder, mostly belonging from the Jurassic period.[2] An alternate study placed the clade Thalassochelydia in the Angolachelonia and outside the Testudines.[3]

References

  1. ^ Milner, A.R. (2004). "The turtles of the Purbeck Limestone Group of Dorset, southern England" (PDF). Palaeontology. 47 (6): 1441–1467. doi:10.1111/j.0031-0239.2004.00418.x.
  2. ^ a b Anquetin, J.; Püntener, C.; Joyce, W.G. (2017). "A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtles of the Clade Thalassochelydia" (PDF). Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History. 58 (2): 317–369. doi:10.3374/014.058.0205. S2CID 31091127.
  3. ^ Evers, S. W., & Benson, R. B. (2019). A new phylogenetic hypothesis of turtles with implications for the timing and number of evolutionary transitions to marine lifestyles in the group. Palaeontology, 62(1), 93-134.
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Plesiochelyidae: Brief Summary

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The Plesiochelyidae are an extinct family of turtles in the clade Thalassochelydia originally classified within the Cryptodira suborder, mostly belonging from the Jurassic period. An alternate study placed the clade Thalassochelydia in the Angolachelonia and outside the Testudines.

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