Jiangxichelys

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Jiangxichelys
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Superfamily: Trionychoidea
Family: Nanhsiungchelyidae
Genus: Jiangxichelys
Tong & Mo, 2010
Species
  • J. ganzhouensis Tong & Mo, 2010 (type)

Jiangxichelys is an extinct genus of nanhsiungchelyid turtle which existed in Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province, China during the latest Cretaceous epoch.[1] It was first named by Haiyan Tong and Jinyou Mo in 2010 and the type species is Jiangxichelys ganzhouensis. It was an aquatic omnivore, as modern turtles are today.[1]

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