Xinjiangchelys chowi Matzke et al. 2005 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae

Full reference: A. T. Matzke, M. W. Maisch, G. Sun, H.-U. Pfretzschner, and H. Stohr. 2005. A new Middle Jurassic xinjiangchelyid turtle (Testudines; Eucryptodira) from China (Xinjiang, Junggar Basin). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(11):63-70

Belongs to Xinjiangchelys according to D. B. Brinkman et al. 2013

See also Brinkman et al. 2008, Matzke et al. 2005, Rabi et al. 2010 and Tong et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Sinemys wuerhoensis, Toxocheloides naryensis, Xinjiangchelys jingyanensis, Xinjiangchelys jinyanensis, Xinjiangchelys junggarensis, Xinjiangchelys latiens, Xinjiangchelys latimarginalis, Xinjiangchelys oshanensis, Xinjiangchelys qiguensis, Xinjiangchelys radiplicatoides, Xinjiangchelys radiplicatus, Xinjiangchelys tianshanensis, Xinjiangchelys wusu

Type specimen: SGP 2000/6, a shell (Almost complete carapace and right hypoplastron). Its type locality is Urumqi, which is in a Callovian terrestrial horizon in the Toutunhe Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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