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Tienfuchelys tzuyangensis Young and Chow 1953 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 243386

Full reference: C.-C. Young and M.-C. Chow. 1953. New fossil reptiles from Szechuan China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 1(3):87-109

Belongs to Tienfuchelys according to H. Tong et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Tienfuchelys chungkingensis, Tienfuchelys zigongensis

Type specimen: CMNH C.1536, a partial skeleton (Shell with incomplete carapace articulated with complete plastron, a right scapula and a right humerus). Its type locality is Tzuyang, which is in an Oxfordian terrestrial claystone in the Shangshaximiao Formation of China.

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