Temporal range: Late Jurassic 150.8–145.5 Ma
3D render of the skull
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Clade: Pantestudines
Clade: Testudinata
Family: Pleurosternidae
Genus: Uluops
Carpenter and Bakker, 1990
U. uluops
Binomial name
Uluops uluops
Carpenter and Bakker, 1990

Uluops is an extinct genus of paracryptodire turtle from the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) of North America. The type and only species is Uluops uluops, which is known from a single skull from the Morrison Formation.[1][2]

See also


  1. ^ "Fossilworks: Uluops".
  2. ^ Rollot, Y.; Evers, S. W.; Joyce, W. G. (2021). "A redescription of the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) turtle Uluops uluops and a new phylogenetic hypothesis of Paracryptodira". Swiss Journal of Palaeontology. 140 (1): 23. doi:10.1186/s13358-021-00234-y.

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