Dinochelys

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Dinochelys
Temporal range: Late Jurassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Infraorder: Paracryptodira
Family: Pleurosternidae
Genus: Dinochelys
Gaffney, 1979
Species: D. whitei
Binomial name
Dinochelys whitei
Gaffney, 1979

Dinochelys (from Greek deinos -terrible- and chelys -turtle) is an extinct genus of paracryptodiran turtle from the Late Jurassic Morrison Formation.

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