Condorchelys

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Condorchelys
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic, 170Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
(unranked): incertae sedis
Clade: Testudinata
Genus: Condorchelys
Binomial name
Condorchelys antiqua
Sterli, 2008

Condorchelys was a genus of stem turtle from Middle to Upper Jurassic Cañadon Asfalto Formation of Argentina. Only one species is described, Condorchelys antiqua.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sterli, J. 2008. A new, nearly complete stem turtle from the Jurassic of South America with implications for turtle evolution. Biology Letters 4: 286-289.