From Toy Animal Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
phylum Chordata Proganochelys quenstedti is the second oldest turtle species discovered to date, known only from fossils found in Germany and Thailand in strata from the late Triassic, dating to approximately 210 million years ago. It has several synonyms, including Chelytherium ("Turtle Beast"), Psammochelys ("Sand Turtle"), Stegochelys ("Roof Turtle") and Triassochelys ("Triassic Turtle").

For more information, visit the Wikipedia entry.

Get back to Reptile

clade Anapsida
order Testudines
family Proganochelidae
genus Proganochelys
species P. quenstedti
period Late Triassic