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Temporal range: Oligocene - Pliocene
Chelydropsis murchisoni 01.jpg
Chelydropsis murchisoni.
Left: juvenile, right: adult
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Americhelydia
Family: Chelydridae
Genus: Chelydropsis
Peters, 1868
  • Chelydropsis murchisoni

Chelydropsis murchisoni is an extinct species of snapping turtle of the extinct genus Chelydropsis that lived from the Oligocene to the Pliocene in Asia and Europe.[1]


  1. ^ Klein N. and T. Mors. (2003). Die Schildkroten (Reptilia: Testudines) aus dem Mittel-Miozan von Hambach (Niederrheinische Bucht, NW-Deutschland). Palaeontographica Abteilung A 268(1-3):1-48.
  • Romer, Alfred Sherwood (Jan. 1 1997). The Osteology of the Reptiles. Reprint edition. Krieger Pub. Co. pp. 800.