Temporal range: Cenomanian-Santonian
~99.6–83.5 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Macrobaenidae
Genus: Anatolemys
Khozatsky & Nessov 1979
Type species
Anatolemys maximus
Khozatsky & Nessov 1979
  • A. oxensis Khozatsky & Nessov 1979
  • A. maximus Khozatsky & Nessov 1979

Anatolemys is an extinct turtle genus in the family Macrobaenidae. Two species are known, both of which lived in the Late Cretaceous. Fossils were discovered in the Yalovach Formation of Tajikistan, the Kulbikin Member and Khodzhakul and Bissekty Formations of Uzbekistan and the Bostobe Formation of Kazakhstan.[1]


  1. ^ "Anatolemys". The Paleobiology Database.

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