Lomalatachelys

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Lomalatachelys neuquina
Temporal range: Santonian–Santonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelinae
Genus: Lomalatachelys
Lapparent de Broin and de la Fuente 2001[1]
Species: L. neuquina
Binomial name
Lomalatachelys neuquina
[1]

Lomalatachelys neuquina is an extinct genus and species of chelid turtle from Argentina. The specimen was found in the Loma de La Lata zone approximately 75 km from Nuequen City in north west Patagonia, Argentina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b F. d.e. Lapparent de Broin and M. S. de la Fuente. 2001. Oldest world Chelidae (Chelonii, Pleurodira), from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des planètes 333:463-470.