Named By: Fraas - 1913.
Synonyms: Chelytherium obscurum.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Anapasida, Testudines, Pleurodira, Proterochersidae.
Species: P. robusta.
Size: Estimated about 50 centimetres.
Known locations: Germany.
Time period: Norian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains including the shell.
Proterochersis was an early terrestrial turtle that live in Europe during the late Triassic, as one well as one of the earliest appearances of a pleurodiran (side-necked) turtle.