Trionyx (Aspideretes) fuchienensis type site, 'Fuchien Province' (Cretaceous of China)

Where: Fujian, China (26.1° N, 119.3° E: paleocoordinates 30.4° N, 124.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Cretaceous (145.0 - 100.5 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by A geological party of Fuchien Province in 1971

Primary reference: H. -K. Yeh. 1974. [A new fossil Tronyx from Fuchien]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 12(3):190-192 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137596: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 18.12.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx (Aspideretes) fuchienensis n. sp. Yeh 1974 softshell turtle
Holotype IVPP V4708, shell