鱷龜科

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鱷龜科
化石時期: 70.6–0Ma
晚白堊紀現在
擬鱷龜屬下的擬鱷龜
科學分類
界: 動物界 Animalia
門: 脊索動物門 Chordata
綱: 爬行綱 Reptilia
目: 龜鱉目 Testudines
科: 鱷龜科 Chelydridae
異名[1]
  • Chelydrae Gray, 1831
  • Chelydridae Gray, 1839
  • Chelydradae Gray, 1869

鱷龜科Chelydridae)是龜鱉目下的一個科,有擬鱷龜屬大鱷龜屬等2個現存屬和 AcherontemysChelydropsChelydropsisEmarginachelysMacrocephalochelysPlaniplastronProtochelydra等7個已滅絕屬。

參考文獻[编辑]

  1. ^ Rhodin 2011,第000.171页
  • de Broin, F. 1969. Contribution a l’etude des cheloniens. Cheloniens continentaux du Cretace Superieur et du Tertiaire de France. Memoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Vol. C, No. XXVIII
  • Ericson, B. R. 1973. A new chelydrid turtle (Protochelydra zangerli), from the late Paleocene of North Dakota. Scientific Publications of the Science Museum of Minnesota, New Series 2(2):1-16
  • Gaffney, E. S. 1975. Phylogeny of the chelydrid turtles: a study of shared derived characters in the skull. Fieldiana Geology, 33:157-178
  • Parham, J. F., C.R. Feldman, and J. R. Boore. The complete mitochondrial genome of the enigmatic bigheaded turtle (Platysternon): description of unusual genomic features and the reconciliation of phylogenetic hypotheses based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. BMC Evol Biol. 2006; 6: 11. Published online February 7, 2006. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-6-11.
  • Whetstone, K. N. 1978. A new genus of cryptodiran turtles (Testudinoidea, Chelydridae) from the Upper Cretaceous Hell Creek Formation of Montana. University of Kansas Science Bulletin. Lawrence, Kansas. 51(17):539-563.

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