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Temporal range: Late Jurassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Eurysternidae
Genus: Achelonia
Meyer, 1860
  • A. formosa Meyer, 1860

Achelonia is an extinct genus of sea turtle belong to Eurysternidae. Its type species is Achelonia formosa.[1]


  1. ^ Anquetin, Puntener, and Joyce, 2017. A review of the fossil record of turtles of the clade Thalassochelydia. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 58 (2):317-369.