Condorchelys

Name: Condorchelys.
Phonetic: Kon-dor-chel-iss.
Named By: J.‭ ‬Sterli‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Pantestudines,‭ ‬Testudinata.
Species: C.‭ ‬antiqua‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Argentina‭ ‬-‭ ‬Cañadón Asfalto Formation.
Time period: Toarcian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Condorchelys is a genus of turtle that lived in South America during the Jurassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new,‭ ‬nearly complete stem turtle from the Jurassic of South America with implications for turtle evolution.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Biology Letters‭ ‬4‭(‬3‭)‬:286-289.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Sterli‭ ‬-‭ ‬2008.



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