PaleoDB taxon number: 156175
Full reference: H. Tong, J. Claude, W. Naksri, V. Suteethorn, E. Buffetaut, S. Khansubha, K. Wongko and P. Yuangdetkla. 2009. Basilochelys macrobios n. gen. and n. sp, a large cryptodiran turtle from the Phu Kradung Formation (latest Jurassic-earliest Cretaceous) of the Khorat Plateau, NE Thailand. Late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic Ecosystems in SE Asia. The Geological Society of London, Special Publication 315:153-173
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MD8-2, a shell. Its type locality is Bon Kham Phok, which is in a Tithonian/Berriasian fluvial claystone in the Phu Kradung Formation of Thailand.
Ecology: aquatic omnivore