Kirgizemys

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Kirgizemys
Temporal range: Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Division: Amniota
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Infraorder: Eucryptodira
Family: Macrobaenidae *
Genus: Kirgizemys
Nessov & Khozatsky, 1973
Species

K. exaratus Nessov & Khozsatzky, 1973
K. dmitrievi Nessov & Khozsatzky, 1981
K. hoburensis (Sukhanov & Narmandakh, 1974)
K. kansuensis (Bohlin, 1953)
K. leptis (Sukhanov & Narmandakh, 2006)

Synonyms

Hangaiemys Sukhanov & Narmandakh, 1974

Kirgizemys is an extinct genus of turtle from Early Cretaceous of China, Mongolia, Russia and Kyrgyzstan.

References[edit]

  • Danilov, I. G.; Averianov, A.O.; Skutchas, P.P. & Rezvyi, A.S. 2006. Kirgizemys (Testudines: Macrobaenidae): New material from the Lower Cretaceous of Buryatia (Russia) and taxonomic revision. pp. 46–62 in I. G. Danilov & J. F. Parham (eds.), Fossil Turtle Research, Vol. 1.
  • Parham, J.F. & Hutchison, J.H. 2003. A new eucryptodiran turtle from the Late Cretaceous of North America (Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada). J. Vertebr. Paleontol. 23 (4): 783–798.
  • Shukanov, V.B. 2000. Mesozoic turtles of Middle and Central Asia. pp. 309–367 in M. J. Benton, M. A. Shishkin, D. M. Unwin, and E. N. Kurochkin (eds.), The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.