Name: Atolchelys.
Phonetic: At-ol-chel-iss.
Named By: P.‭ ‬S.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Romano,‭ ‬V.‭ ‬Gallo,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬C.‭ ‬Ramos‭ & ‬L.‭ ‬Antonioli‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Testudines,‭ ‬Pleurodira.
Species: A.‭ ‬lepida‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Unavailable.
Size: Unavailable.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.


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