Procolpochelys
Temporal range: 33.9–3.6 Ma
Procolpochelys charlestonensis skull and shell.jpg
Procolpochelys charlestonensis skull and shell at Mace Brown Museum of Natural History
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Pancheloniidae
Genus: Procolpochelys
Hay 1908
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Procolpochelys is an extinct genus of sea turtle from the Miocene of what is now Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. Its fossils have been found in the Calvert Formation. It was first named by Hay in 1908.[1]

References

  1. ^ Hay, O. P. (1908). "The Fossil Turtles of North America". Carnegie Inst. Of Washington, Pub. 75: 1–568, pls. 1–113.