Name: Khunnuchelys.
Phonetic: Kun-nu-chel-iss.
Named By: D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Brinkman,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Nessov‭ & ‬J.-H.‭ ‬Peng‭ ‬-‭ ‬1994.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Testudines,‭ ‬Cryptodira,‭ ‬Trionychia,‭ ‬Trionychidae,‭ ‬Trionychinae.
Species: K.‭ ‬erinhotensis‭ (‬type‭)‬,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬kizylkumensis,‭ ‬K.‭ ‬lophorhothon.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Skull reconstruced to be up to‭ ‬17‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Iren Dabasu Formation.‭ ‬Kazakstan.‭ ‬Uzbekistan‭ ‬-‭ ‬Bissekty Formation.
Time period: Turonian to Campanian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Several partial and fragmentary skulls.

       Khunnuchelys is a genus of turtle that seems to‭ ‬have been widespread across Asia during the Late Cretaeous.‭ ‬However,‭ ‬at the time of writing Khunnuchelys is only known from partial skull material.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Khunnuchelys gen.‭ ‬nov.,‭ ‬a new trionychid‭ (‬Testudines:‭ ‬Trionychidae‭) ‬from the Late Cretaceous of Inner Mongolia and Uzbekistan.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences‭ ‬30‭(‬10-11‭)‬:2214-2223.‭ ‬-‭ ‬D.‭ ‬B.‭ ‬Brinkman,‭ ‬L.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Nessov‭ & ‬J.-H.‭ ‬Peng‭ ‬-‭ ‬1994.


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