Carolinochelys

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Carolinochelys
Temporal range: Oligocene 33.9–23 Ma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Division: Amniota
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Family: Cheloniidae
Genus: Carolinochelys
Hay, 1923
Species: C. wilsoni
Binomial name
Carolinochelys wilsoni
Hay, 1923

Carolinochelys is an extinct genus of sea turtle from Oligocene of United States. It contains one species: C. wilsoni, and was first named by O.P. Hay in 1923.

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