Planiplastron

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Planiplastron
Temporal range: Oligocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines (=Chelonii)
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Chelydridae
Genus: Planiplastron
Chkhikvadze, 1971[1]

Planiplastron is an extinct genus of snapping turtle.[2] It was first described by Chkhikvadze in 1971. It was assigned to the family Chelydridae by R. L. Carroll in 1988.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Paleobiology Database". Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Professor Paul's Guide to Reptiles". Retrieved 2009-08-23. 
  3. ^ Carroll, Robert L.; K. Behrensmeyer; K. Behrensmeyer; M. Carrano (1988). Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company. ISBN 0-7167-1822-7. OCLC 14967288.