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Indochelys spatulata Datta et al. 2000 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudinata

PaleoDB taxon number: 178076

Full reference: P. M. Datta, P. Manna, S. C. Ghosh and D. P. Das. 2000. The first Jurassic turtle from India. Palaeontology 43(1):99-109

Belongs to Indochelys according to W. G. Joyce 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GSI 20380, a partial skeleton (Nearly complete shell). Its type locality is Pranhita River, Kota, which is in a Toarcian/Aalenian terrestrial limestone in the Kota Formation of India.


Average measurements (in mm): carapace 227.5 x 213.0