Named By: C. -F. Zhou - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Testudines, Cryptodira, Macrobaenidae.
Species: L. jianchangensis (type).
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.
- A new eucryptodiran turtle from the Early Cretaceous Jiufotang Formation of western Liaoning, China. - Zootaxa 2676:45-56. - C. -F. Zhou - 2010.