Chelodina alanrixi

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Chelodina alanrixi
Temporal range: Eocene
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelodininae
Genus: Chelodina
Subgenus: Macrochelodina
Species: C. (M.) alanrixi
Binomial name
Chelodina alanrixi
de Broin and Molnar, 2001[1]

Chelodina alanrixi is a species of snake-necked fossil turtle which was described in 2001 using material gathered in Redbank Plains, Queensland, Australia. It is a member of the Chelidae Pleurodira. The fossil has been dated to the Eocene Epoch.


  1. ^ Lapparent de Broin F. de & Molnar R. E. 2001. — Eocene chelid turtles from Redbank Plains, Southeast Queensland, Australia. Geodiversitas 23 (1) : 41-79.