Larachelus
Temporal range: Early Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Genus: Larachelus
Pérez-García & Murelaga, 2012
Type species
Larachelus morla
Pérez-García & Murelaga, 2012

Larachelus is an extinct genus of xinjiangchelyid turtle known from the Early Cretaceous (late Hauterivian to early Barremian stage) of Spain.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Pérez-García, A. N.; Murelaga, X. (2012). "Larachelus morla, gen. Et sp. Nov., a new member of the little-known European Early Cretaceous record of stem cryptodiran turtles". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 32 (6): 1293. doi:10.1080/02724634.2012.694592. S2CID 84274421.
  2. ^ Pérez-García, A. (2012). "A new species of Brodiechelys (Testudines, Pan-Cryptodira) from the Early Cretaceous of Spain: Systematic and palaeobiogeographic implications". Acta Palaeontologica Polonica. doi:10.4202/app.2012.0059. S2CID 56200636.