Desmatochelys

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Desmatochelys
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous, 85.8–83.5Ma
Desmatochelys lowi skull.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines (=Chelonii)
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Protostegidae
Genus: Desmatochelys
Williston, 1894
Type species
Desmatochelys lowi
Williston, 1894

Desmatochelys is an extinct genus of sea turtle belonging to the family Protostegidae.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karl, H. V., & Tichy, G. (2010). Maorichelys wiffeni n. gen. n. sp., una nueva tortuga marina del Eoceno de Nueva Zelanda (Testudines: Dermochelyidae).