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Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Pleurodira
Family: Bothremydidae
Genus: Sankuchemys
Gaffney et. al, 2003

Sankuchemys sethnai

Sankuchemys is an extinct genus of side-necked turtle which existed in India during the late Cretaceous period.[1] It was first named by Eugene S. Gaffney, Ashok Sahni, Herman Schleich, Swarn Deep Singh, and Rahul Srivastava in 2003, and contains the species Sankuchemys sethnai.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gaffney, Eugene S.; Sahni, Ashok; Schleich, Herman; Singh, Swarn Deep; Srivastava, Rahul (2003). "Sankuchemys, a new side-necked turtle (Pelomedusoides: Bothremydidae) from the Late Cretaceous of India" (pdf). American Museum Novitates. 3405. doi:10.1206/0003-0082(2003)405<0001:sanstp>;2. 

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