Protoshachemys rubra Tong et al. 2019 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Etymology: species name from the name of the locality: Phu Din Daeng in Thai, red rock mountain or hill.

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

Belongs to Protoshachemys according to H. Tong et al. 2019

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PRC81, a partial shell (a nearly complete but disarticulated shell, including complete nuchal, one neural, suprapygal 1 (incomplete), suprapygal 2, pygal (lacking posterior portion), r). Its type locality is Phu Din Daeng, which is in a Barremian terrestrial siltstone in the Sao Khua Formation of Thailand.

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Phu Din Daeng

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