PaleoDB taxon number: 253605
Anquetin et al. (2017): According to Wagner (1856) and Maack (1869), the holo- type of Acichelys approximata was in possession of the Naturhis- torischer Verein (Natural History Society) of Augsburg, Germany, but the collections of the Naturhistorischer Verein (now the Naturmuseum Augsburg) were destroyed during an air raid in 1944 (Achtlig, pers. comm., 2002).
Alternative combination: Euryaspis approximata
Type specimen: NMAG uncat. (holotype), a partial shell (a fragmentary cara- pace (Wagner 1856; no illustration available), now considered lost ). Its type locality is Neuburg an der Donau (Euryaspis approximata type locality), which is in a Jurassic marine horizon in Germany.