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Temporal range: Oligocene - Pliocene
Chelydropsis murchisoni 01.jpg
Chelydropsis murchisoni.
Left: juvenile, right: adult
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines (=Chelonii)
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Chelydridae
Genus: Chelydropsis
Peters, 1868

Chelydropsis is an extinct genus of snapping turtle that lived from the Oligocene to the Pliocene in Asia and Europe.


  • The Osteology of the Reptiles by Alfred Sherwood Romer