Xinjiangchelys radiplicatus Young and Chow 1953 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae

Alternative combinations: Chengyuchelys radiplicatus, Plesiochelys radiplicatus

Full reference: C.-C. Young and M.-C. Chow. 1953. New fossil reptiles from Szechuan China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 1(3):87-109

Belongs to Xinjiangchelys according to D. B. Brinkman et al. 2013

See also Brinkman et al. 2008, Matzke et al. 2004, Rabi et al. 2010, Tong et al. 2012, Yeh 1963, Yeh 1986 and Young and Chow 1953

Sister taxa: Sinemys wuerhoensis, Toxocheloides naryensis, Xinjiangchelys chowi, Xinjiangchelys jingyanensis, Xinjiangchelys jinyanensis, Xinjiangchelys junggarensis, Xinjiangchelys latiens, Xinjiangchelys latimarginalis, Xinjiangchelys oshanensis, Xinjiangchelys qiguensis, Xinjiangchelys radiplicatoides, Xinjiangchelys tianshanensis, Xinjiangchelys wusu

Type specimen: IVPP V707, a partial shell. Its type locality is 'Chungking', which is in an Oxfordian terrestrial horizon in the Shangshaximiao Formation of China.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections), Kyrgyzstan (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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