Temporal range: Oligocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Chelydridae
Genus: Planiplastron
Chkhikvadze, 1971[1]

Planiplastron is an extinct genus of snapping turtle.[2] It was first described by Chkhikvadze in 1971. It was assigned to the family Chelydridae by R. L. Carroll in 1988.[3]


  1. ^ "The Paleobiology Database". Retrieved 2009-08-24.
  2. ^ "Professor Paul's Guide to Reptiles". Archived from the original on 2011-07-28. Retrieved 2009-08-23.
  3. ^ Carroll, Robert L.; K. Behrensmeyer; K. Behrensmeyer; M. Carrano (1988). Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company. ISBN 0-7167-1822-7. OCLC 14967288.