Trionyx (Aspideretes) fuchienensis type site, 'Fuchien Province': Early/Lower Cretaceous, China
collected by A geological party of Fuchien Province 1971

List of taxa
Where & when
Taphonomy & methods
Metadata & references
Taxonomic list
Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionyx (Aspideretes) fuchienensis n. sp. Yeh 1974
1 specimen
Holotype IVPP V4708, shell
see common names

Country:China State/province:Fujian
Coordinates: 26.1° North, 119.3° East (view map)
Paleocoordinates:30.4° North, 124.8° East
Basis of coordinate:based on political unit
Geographic resolution:small collection
Period:Cretaceous Epoch:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Key time interval:Early/Lower Cretaceous
Age range of interval:145.00000 - 100.50000 m.y. ago
Lithology and environment
Primary lithology: not reported
Environment:terrestrial indet.
Modes of preservation:body
Size of fossils:macrofossils
Collection methods and comments
Reason for describing collection:taxonomic analysis
Collectors:A geological party of Fuchien Province Collection dates:1971
Database number:137596
Authorizer:R. Benson Enterer:R. Benson
Modifier:D. Nicholson Research group:vertebrate
Created:2012-12-18 05:58:52 Last modified:2016-05-16 09:05:08
Access level:the public Released:2012-12-18 05:58:52
Creative Commons license:CC BY
Reference information

Primary reference:

44005. H. -K. Yeh. 1974. [A new fossil Tronyx from Fuchien]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 12(3):190-192 [R. Benson/R. Benson]

Secondary references:

58770 D. B. Brinkman, J.-L. Li, and X.-K. Ye. 2008. Order Testudines. In J. Li, X. Wu, F. Zhange (eds.), The Chinese Fossil Reptiles and Their Kin 35-102 [D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson/D. Nicholson]