Prochelidella

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Prochelidella
Temporal range: Aptian–Albian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Chelidae
Subfamily: Chelinae
Genus: Prochelidella
Lapparent de Broin & de la Fuente, 2001[1]

Prochelidella is an extinct genus of chelid turtle from Argentina. It includes the following species:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b F. d.e. Lapparent de Broin and M. S. de la Fuente. 2001. Oldest world Chelidae (Chelonii, Pleurodira), from the Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina. C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des planètes 333:463-470
  2. ^ "Prochelidella". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved January 31, 2012. 
  3. ^ de la Fuente. 2003. Two new Pleurodiran turtles from the Portezuelo formation (Upper Cretaceous) of northern Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Paleontology: Vol. 77, No. 3, pp. 559–575.