Tongxiang County (Holocene of China)

Where: Zhejiang, China (30.6° N, 120.5° E: paleocoordinates 30.6° N, 120.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Holocene (0.0 - 0.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Zhang. 1984. A new species of Pelochelys from Zhejiang, with subfossil description. Acta Herpetologica Sinica 3:71-76 [E. Vlachos/E. Vlachos]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190945: authorized by Evangelos Vlachos, entered by Evangelos Vlachos on 26.12.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Trionychidae
"Pelochelys taihuensis n. sp." = Rafetus swinhoei
"Pelochelys taihuensis n. sp." = Rafetus swinhoei Gray 1873 softshell turtle
ZPM TNO9.5 (lectotype), a fossil skull (Zhang 1984, figs. 1.2, 3.4), probably lost