Name: Larachelus.
Phonetic: Lah-rah-chel-us.
Named By: A.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Pérez-García‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Murelaga‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Testudines,‭ ‬Cryptodira.
Species: L.‭ ‬morla‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Uncertain.
Size: Unavaiable.
Known locations: Spain.
Time period: Hauterivian to early Barremian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Shell.

       Larachelus was a pan-cryptodiran turtle,‭ ‬and the appearance of the genus‭ ‬in early Cretaceous era rocks of Spain has helped reveal the range and diversity pan-cryptodiran turtles.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Larachelus morla,‭ ‬gen.‭ ‬Et sp.‭ ‬Nov.,‭ ‬a new member of the little-known European Early Cretaceous record of stem cryptodiran turtles‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology‭ ‬32‭ (‬6‭)‬:‭ ‬1293‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬N.‭ ‬Pérez-García‭ & ‬X.‭ ‬Murelaga‭ ‬-‭ ‬2012.


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