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Temporal range: Late Paleocene–Early Eocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Americhelydia
Family: Chelydridae
Genus: Protochelydra
Erickson, 1973

Protochelydra zangerli

Protochelydra zangerli is an extinct species of chelydid in the extinct genus Protochelydra of Chelydridae.[1]


  1. ^ Danilov G. and J. F. Parham. (2008). A reassessment of some poorly known turtles from the Middle Jurassic of China, with comments on the antiquity of extant turtles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(2):306-318