Xinjiangchelys junggarensis type locality, Xinjiang Province (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Jiangjunmiao Jiangjunmiao field area

Where: Xinjiang Uygur, China (43.8° N, 87.6° E: paleocoordinates 42.1° N, 104.8° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shishugou Formation, Late/Upper Jurassic (163.5 - 145.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the IVPP

Primary reference: H. -K. Yeh. 1986. [A Jurassic turtle from Junggar, Xinjiang. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 24(3):171-181 [R. Benson/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 137597: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 18.12.2012, edited by Jonathan Tennant

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae
Xinjiangchelys junggarensis n. gen. n. sp. Yeh 1986 turtle
Holotype IVPP V7648
Xinjiangchelys radiplicatoides Brinkman et al. 2013 turtle
IVPP V9539