Yuchelys Tong et al. 2012 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae

Genus name from Yu, Chinese abbreviated name of Henan Province

Full reference: H. Tong, L. Xu, E. Buffetaut, X. Zhang, and S. Jia. 2012. A new nanhsiungchelyid turtle from the Late Cretaceous of Neixiang, Henan Province, China. Annales de Paléontologie 98(4):303-314

Parent taxon: Nanhsiungchelyidae according to H. Tong et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Anomalochelys, Basilemys, Bulganemys, Bulganemys, Charitonyx, Hanbogdemys, Hanbogdemysa, Jiangxichelys, Kharakhutulia, Nanhsiungchelys, Zangerlia

Subtaxa: Yuchelys nanyangensis

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Type: Yuchelys nanyangensis

Ecology: aquatic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Xiaguan commune (Cretaceous of China)

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