Named By: P. S. R. Romano, V. Gallo, R. R. C. Ramos & L. Antonioli - 2014.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Testudines, Pleurodira.
Species: A. lepida (type).
Known locations: Brazil - Coqueiro Seco Formation.
Time period: Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
Atolchelys is a genus of side-necked turtle that lived in Brazil during the Cretaceous.
- Atolchelys lepida, a new side-necked turtle from the Early Cretaceous of Brazil and the age of crown Pleurodira. Biology Letters 10(20140290). - P. S. R. Romano, V. Gallo, R. R. C. Ramos & L. Antonioli - 2014.