PaleoDB taxon number: 165653
Alternative combination: Euclastes hutchisoni
Full reference: S. C. Lynch and J. F. Parham. 2003. The first report of hard-shelled sea turtles (Cheloniidae sensu lato) from the Miocene of California, including a new species (Euclastes hutchisoni) with unusually plesiomorphic characters. PaleoBios 23(3):21-35
Sister taxon: Pacifichelys urbinai
Type specimen: LACM 103351, a skull (nearly complete skull and mandible). Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.