Name: Liaochelys ‭(‬Liaoning shell‭)‬.
Phonetic: Le-ow-chel-iss.
Named By: C.‭ ‬-F.‭ ‬Zhou‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Testudines,‭ ‬Cryptodira,‭ ‬Macrobaenidae.
Species: L.‭ ‬jianchangensis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Unavailable.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China.
Time period: Aptian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Liaochelys is a genus of cryptodiran turtle that lived in China during the early Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new eucryptodiran turtle from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning,‭ ‬China.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Zootaxa‭ ‬2676:45-56.‭ ‬-‭ ‬C.‭ ‬-F.‭ ‬Zhou‭ ‬-‭ ‬2010.


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