Cheloniidae

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Cheloniid sea turtles
Temporal range: Paleocene-Holocene, 58–0 Ma
Green turtle swimming over coral reefs in Kona.jpg
A green sea turtle, a speshies o the faimily Cheloniidae, soummin ower coral reefs in Kona, Hawaii
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Pancheloniidae
Faimily: Cheloniidae
Oppel, 1811[1]
Teep species
Chelonia mydas
Genera

See text.

Synonyms[1]
  • Chelonii - Oppel, 1811
  • Cheloniadae - Gray, 1825
  • Carettidae - Gray, 1825
  • Mydae - Ritgen, 1828
  • Chelonidae - Bonaparte, 1832
  • Cheloniidae - Cope, 1868

The Cheloniidae are a faimily o sea turtles belangin tae the sea turtle superfaimily Chelonioidea. It wis named bi Nicolaus Michael Oppel in 1811.[1]

Classification[eedit | eedit soorce]

Extant genera[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cladogram[eedit | eedit soorce]

Belaw is a cladogram shawin the phylogenetic relationships o livin an extinct sea turtles in the faimily Cheloniidae based on Lynch an Parham (2003)[2] an Parham an Pyenson (2010).[3]

Pancheloniidae (=Cheloniidae sensu lato

Toxochelys

Mexichelys

Lophochleyinae

Euclastes

Argillochelys

Eochelone

Erquelinnesla

Pacifichelys

Puppigerus

 Cheloniidae (sensu stricto

Syllomus

Procolpochelys

Chelonia mydas

Natator depressus

Eretmochelys imbricata

 Carettini 
 Lepidochelys 

Lepidochelys kempii

Lepidochelys olivacea

Caretta caretta

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Rhodin 2011, p. 000.172
  2. Lynch, S.C.; and Parham, J.F. (2003). "The first report of hard-shelled sea turtles (Cheloniidae sensu lato) from the Miocene of California, including a new species (Euclastes hutchisoni) with unusually plesiomorphic characters" (PDF). PaleoBios. 23 (3): 21–35.
  3. James F. Parham; Nicholas D. Pyenson (2010). "New Sea Turtle from the Miocene of Peru and the Iterative Evolution of Feeding Ecomorphologies since the Cretaceous". Journal of Paleontology. 84 (2): 231–247. doi:10.1666/09-077R.1.

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