†family Sinochelyidae Chkhikvadze 1970 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Sinochelyidae

Synonym: Peishanemydidae Nessov 1981

Parent taxon: Eucryptodira according to D. B. Brinkman et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Angolachelonia, Borealochelys, Centrocryptodira, Enaliochelys, Hoyasemys, Hylaeochelys, Nanhsiungchelyidae, Polycryptodira, Sandownidae, Sinemydidae, Tienfucheloides

Subtaxa: Sinochelys

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Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (3 collections), Japan (1)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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