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Placodontia
Temporal range: Middle–Late Triassic
Placochelys
Placochelys placodonta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Sauropterygia
Order: Placodontia
Superfamily: Cyamodontoidea
Family: Placochelyidae
Genera

Placochelyidae is a family of marine diapsid reptiles that lived during the middle-late Triassic. The genera within this clade are similar to modern day turtles, which might be another case of convergent evolution.

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