Protoshachemys Tong et al. 2019 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Etymology: Genus name from Greek protos first, primitive to denote that the taxon is more primitive than Shachemys

Full reference: H. Tong, E. Buffetaut, V. Suteethorn, S. Suteethorn, G. Cuny, L. Cavin, U. Deesri, J. E. Martin, K. Wongko, W. Naksri, and J. Claude. 2019. Phu Din Daeng, a new Early Cretaceous vertebrate locality on the Khorat Plateau, NE Thailand. Annales de Paléontologie 1-15

Parent taxon: Shachemydinae according to H. Tong et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Mlynarskiella, Mlynarskiella mariani

Subtaxa: Protoshachemys rubra

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Type: Protoshachemys rubra

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Phu Din Daeng (Cretaceous of Thailand)

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