Name: Bashuchelys.
Phonetic: ‭B‬as-hu-chel-iss.
Named By: Haiyan Tong,‭ ‬Igor Danilov,‭ ‬Yong Ye,‭ ‬Hui Ouyang,‭ & ‬Guangzhao Peng‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.
Synonyms: Chengyuchelys zigongensis.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Testudines,‭ ‬Cryptodira,‭ ‬Bashuchelyidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬youngi,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬zigongensis.
Diet: Unavailable.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Xiashaximiao Formation.
Time period: Bajocian/Callovian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Few individuals.

       Bashuchelys is a genus of turtle that lived in China during the mid Jurassic.‭ ‬Fossil remains once named as Chengyuchelys zigongensis have now been used to establish a second species of Bashuchelys,‭ ‬B.‭ ‬zigongensis.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Middle Jurassic turtles from the Sichuan Basin,‭ ‬China:‭ ‬a review‭ ‬-‭ ‬Haiyan Tong,‭ ‬Igor Danilov,‭ ‬Yong Ye,‭ ‬Hui Ouyang,‭ & ‬Guangzhao Peng‭ ‬-‭ ‬2011.


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