Neijiang (ZDM) (Jurassic of China)

Also known as Hongkongochelys yehi type

Where: Sichuan, China (29.6° N, 105.1° E: paleocoordinates 28.3° N, 109.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Shangshaximiao Formation, Oxfordian (163.5 - 157.3 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Ye. 1999. A new genus of Sinemydidae from the Late Jurassic of Neijiang, Sichuan. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 37(2):81-87 [P. Mannion/P. Mannion/R. Benson]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 139603: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Philip Mannion on 14.02.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Sinemydidae
Hongkongochelys yehi n. gen. n. sp.
Hongkongochelys yehi n. gen. n. sp. Ye 1999 turtle
ZDM 0102 - holotype (nearly complete postcranial skeleton)